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    Olivia Newton-John: Police Conclude Investigation on Man's Suicide at Actress's House

    John Easterling,  Olivia Newton-John AP Photo/Jennifer Graylock

    Olivia Newton-John and husband John Easterling can now begin to move forward from the troubling suicide at their Jupiter, Fla., home.

    On Tuesday, Aug. 20, the Jupiter Island Police Department confirmed that Tequesta resident, Christopher Pariseleti, had died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.  Because the death of Pariseleti was ruled a suicide and there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding his passing, police have concluded their death investigation.

    Police were first called to Newton-John and Easterling's residence on Monday, Aug. 20, where they found the deceased body of of Pariseleti, a contractor working on the actors' home.

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    A publicist for the couple said in a statement: "Olivia and her husband John are in shock over the tragic event that occurred at their Florida home yesterday. At this time we are awaiting additional information from investigators, but can confirm that the couple was not in Florida at the time and the deceased was not a family member."

    If you or someone you know needs help, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

    —Reporting by Holly Passalaqua

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