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Amy Winans, the Christian County Coroner, is reporting to Regional Radio News, that she is handling two death investigations that occured on Wednesday. 


On Wednesday, at approximately 5:33AM, 9-1-1 received a call of a possible suicide in the 300 Block of South Street Morrisonville.  Coroner Winans has identified the 19 year old Male as Drew Pettijohn of Morrisonville. Mr. Pettijohn was found dead of asphyxiation due to hanging.  The Christian County Sheriff's Office is handling the investigation. 


On Wednesday at approximately 6:40 AM, 9-1-1 received a call of a male subject not breathing and unresponsive at one of Lake Taylorville's Primitive Camp Sites.  Coroner Winans has identified the male as 39 year old Bobby Joe Stanley of Decatur.  An autopsy was held in Bloomington, Thursday morning and results are pending.  The investigation is being handled by the Taylorville Police Department.

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