Springfield, Illinois Mayor Tim Davlin Found Dead In Home
Springfield Mayor Tim Davlin Found Dead Of Gunshot Wound In Apple Creek Drive Home
Springfield Police Chief, Robert Williams has confirmed that Springfield Mayor Tim Davlin was found dead in his home on Apple Creek Drive of an apparent self-inflicted gun shot wound.
Tim Davlin was 53 years old.
Williams says police received a 911 call reporting shots fired this morning for Davlin’s address. Police were sent to investigate and found an unresponsive white male. Emergency personnel rendered aid but the person was deceased.
Mayor Timothy Davlin was scheduled to appear in court regarding an estate case involving his late cousin.
The investigation into the death of Mayor Davlin has been turned over the State Police of Illinois.
All we can confirm now is that Zone 4 investigators have responded out that way and we're in the early stages of the investigation," said Capt. Jim Wolf with the state police. "We are in the very preliminary stages of our investigation, so I'm not going to comment on anything right now."
Springfield now has 60 days to elect a new mayor