J.D. Roth 911 Call

Published at 3:54 p.m. on June 24, 2013 | Modified at 3:54 p.m. on June 24, 2013

This is the call to 911 operator at about 10:45 a.m. June 13 reporting the apparent suicide of former Caseyville Police Chief J.D. Roth. The call was placed by Roth's girlfriend, who found him in the backyard of his home at 9704 Avalon Dr. in Fairview Heights. The girlfriend told the dispatcher she received a text from Roth that stated, “He couldn’t live with himself any more.”

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