Davlin http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Springfield mayor Davlin's death ruled suicide http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/springfield-mayor-davlins-death-ruled-suicide <p>Springfield Mayor Timothy Davlin's <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/springfield-ill-mayor-found-shot-dead-home-investigation-underway">death</a> has been ruled a suicide.</p><p>A Sangamon County inquest Thursday determined the 53-year-old Democrat died of a close-contact bullet wound to the heart in a vehicle parked at his home Dec. 14.</p><p>Investigators say they found no note from Davlin. They say there were no signs of foul play and no drugs or alcohol in his body.</p><p>Davlin apparently called 911 from a cordless landline phone in his car but hung up.</p> Thu, 20 Jan 2011 19:02:40 +0000 Kelsey Proud & The Associated Press 360 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Springfield mayor Davlin's death ruled suicide Springfield, Ill. mayor found shot dead in home, investigation underway http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/springfield-ill-mayor-found-shot-dead-home-investigation-underway <p><strong>UPDATED 2:54 p.m. Dec. 15:</strong></p><p>According to a news release from the Sangamon county Coroner's Office Davlin died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.</p><p><strong>UPDATED 4:20 p.m. Dec. 14:</strong></p><p>In a press release, the<a href="http://www.isp.state.il.us/"> Illinois State Police</a> announced that they have been asked by the <a href="http://www.springfield.il.us/police/default.htm">Springfield Police Department</a> to conduct an investigation into Davlin's death. The Illinois State Police will also be performing the autopsy on Dec. 15.</p> Tue, 14 Dec 2010 16:59:19 +0000 Kelsey Proud 118 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Springfield, Ill. mayor found shot dead in home, investigation underway