Illinois Father Believed to Have Hanged Himself

A McLean County Sheriff's Department investigator said it appears the father of two young central Illinois boys found dead Sunday hanged or strangled himself.

Lt. Jeff Elston said Michael Connolly had a rope around his neck when he was found in rural Putnam County on Sunday. Connolly was near a car containing his sons' bodies. Authorities believe he killed the boys.

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