Editor’s note: This article has been updated to include information from an interview with Sheriff Kevin Bond.
The Pettis County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious death after a man was found unresponsive Tuesday night in Green Ridge.
According to a news release, deputies responded to an assault in progress in the 200 block of East Henry Street in Green Ridge just after 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Upon arrival, several subjects were found outside the residence, including an unresponsive man later identified as James Andrew Gill, 32, of Pilot Grove.
Deputies performed CPR and deployed an AED on Gill until Pettis County Ambulance District personnel arrived.
“The call came in that someone had been assaulted and so we were responding on a physical disturbance or an assault in progress,” Sheriff Kevin Bond told the Democrat Wednesday morning. “We responded emergency to the scene and then when we arrived on scene there