Derek J. Banker Barnett Death – Cause of Death: Man found dead in a vehicle in Springfield has been identified.
According to Sangamon County Coroner Jim Allmon, 30-year-old Derek J. Banker Barnett of Virden was found dead in a vehicle near Cornell and South Wirt avenues in Springfield on Wednesday.
Barnett died of a gunshot wound, Jim Allmon said. He was pronounced dead at approximately 3:34 p.m.
Barnett’s death is under investigation.