A 36-year-old NCO who was on guard duty within a unit of gendarmes in the Dambovita County town of Gaesti was found shot in the head yesterday. According to Lieutenant Ciprian Vataselu, spokesperson of the Dambovita County’s Gendarmerie Inspectorate (IJJ), the NCO went on guard duty yesterday morning. His colleagues found him shot in the head around 10 AM. According to the aforementioned source, NCO Ionel Dumitru (36) was from Meri village, Mogosani commune. He was survived by a child. He started working at the IJJ in August 2006 when he was transferred from a unit of gendarmes in Bucharest. An investigation commission will establish the circumstances of his death. The first hypothesis is suicide.