The cause of death was a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to police.

NORTH CANTON  The man found inside a parked car Monday at Price Park died from a self-inflicted gunshot, according to police. 

A park visitor approached police around 4:30 p.m. and alerted them to white car in the park parking lot in the 1000 block of W. Maple Street. The car's engine was running and the man appeared to be in distress in the driver's seat, police said.

Emergency rescue workers were called and found the man dead. The man had a revolver in his lap and a chest wound, police said in a news release Tuesday morning.

"The Stark County Coroner Investigator Rick Walters responded and pronounced him dead as a result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound," police said.

Police then contacted the family of the man, a 68-year-old Massillon resident.