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Deceased woman found in park was from Sherwood

The body discovered Tuesday at Bald Peak State Park in Yamhill County was that of 55-year-old Sherwood resident Monica Gotter.

A person walking their dogs at the park found Gotter’s body.

She apparently died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to Oregon State Police investigators. Her vehicle was located nearby.

Oregon State Park personnel closed the park, located northwest of Newberg, during the investigation.

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