An autopsy was held today for 58 year old Dennis E. Adams of Taylorville. Christian County Coroner Amy Calvert Winans says that preliminary results from the autopsy are that Mr. Adams died from hanging. There is no other evidence of injury. Toxicology testing is pending. An inquest will be held at a later date. Mr. Adams was pronounced dead at Taylorville Memorial Hospital E.R. at 6:13 A.M. on November 4, 2011. Illinois State Police and Christian County Coroner's office are handling the investigation.