SANDESTIN — The death of a man on a golf course in Sandestin on Thursday morning is under investigation by the Walton County Sheriff's Office.

Initial indications point to suicide, according to WCSO spokeswoman Corey Dobridnia.

The man, who was in his 40s, is believed to have killed himself with a shotgun near the end of Choctawhatchee Bay.

No one heard a gunshot or reported him missing, Dobridnia said.

His body was discovered around 10:15 a.m. An autopsy is being performed today.