911 received a call to respond to a residence in the 500 Block of North Cherokee St. in Taylorville Tuesday morning before 6 a.m. where a male was unresponsive and not breathing. Taylorville Fire and Dunns Ambulance arrived on scene and requested the coroner to respond.
Deputy Coroner Austin Peters identified the 39-year-old male as Casey Brandon Evans of Taylorville. Evans was transported to Bloomington for an autopsy. An autopsy was conducted Tuesday afternoon and results are pending toxicology and additional studies.
Taylorville Police and Christian County Coroner’s office are handling the investigation.