Sangamon County Coroner Jim Allmon has identified the 56-year-old individual found deceased in a semi-truck in the 2500 block of North Dirksen Parkway on 1/28/2023. James Barksdale of Springfield was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Preliminary autopsy findings showed no evidence of injury or trauma. The cause of death is pending toxicology and additional studies. The death remains under investigation by the Sangamon County Coroner and the Springfield Police Department.