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Lincoln man dies of apparent suicide

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[September 16, 2012]  SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois State Police District 9 released the following accident report at 10:26 p.m. Saturday:

Incident: Death investigation

Location: Lincoln, Ill.

Date, time: Sept. 14, 8:03 a.m.

Persons involved: Deceased (name withheld pending notification of next of kin)

Assisting agencies: Lincoln Police Department, Logan County coroner's office

Narrative: At 8:03 a.m. the Lincoln Police Department received and responded to a call of a barricaded and suicidal subject. Homes in the vicinity of the residence were evacuated.

Personnel from the Illinois State Police District 9 Patrol, SWAT, crisis negotiators, forensics and investigations were asked to assist. Crisis negotiators were unable to establish contact
with the occupant of the house. SWAT gained access to the residence and found the resident deceased from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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The Logan County coroner will release the name of the resident once proper notifications have been made.

[Text from file received from Illinois State Police District 9]

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