suicide 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