Liberty Man Dies of Self-inflicted Gunshot Wound
LIBERTY, November 16, 2014 - Sunday morning at 10:05 AM the Liberty County Sheriff’s Department received a call concerning a gunshot victim on PR 132 off of FM 563 in South Liberty County.
During the investigation and inquest into the death it was learned that Nathan Smart age 57 of Liberty had died of a self-inflicted wound from a shot gun.
Smart had been recently suffering from depression according to Captain Ken DeFoor and had sought treatment for his condition.
Smart was arrested in May of this year by City of Liberty Police for Public Intoxication.