Update: Autopsy confirms single gunshot killed Sunset Beach mom

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    THURSDAY EVENING UPDATE FROM THE BRUNSWICK COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT:

    On 4/23/2012 at approximately 11:00 hrs. , The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office responded to 9063 Sea LN SW. Sunset Beach in reference to a shooting.

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    Brandon Tysinger and a small child were outside at the neighbors’ residence awaiting Law Enforcements arrival. Megan Tysinger a 28 year old female was located inside her bedroom with what appeared to be a single gunshot wound to the chest.

    A small caliber handgun was located on scene inside the bedroom at a close proximity to Ms. Tysinger. Brandon Tysinger, neighbors and friends have been interviewed. The preliminary autopsy conducted on 4/25/2012 revealed that the single gunshot wound to the chest is consistent with a 9MM caliber, which appears to be the cause of death.

    The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office is still conducting the investigation and additional evidence will be analyzed by the SBI Lab.

    BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Brunswick County detectives are still investigating the death of Megan Tysinger, but the autopsy has confirmed that a single shot resulted in her death.

    Investigators have conducted interviews with neighbors, family, and friends. The details will not be released until the investigation is over.

    Tysinger was a long time resident of Brunswick County. The 28-year-old leaves behind two children. Her ex-husband found her after she committed suicide.