Man with a bloody head wound leaning against a tree with Rowan Oak in the background

What happened?

The Yoknapatawpha County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of a German man, Rolf Warner, who was found dead on the grounds of Rowan Oak, William Faulkner's home.

Groundskeepers discovered the body around 10:00 a.m. and called 911.

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