Teen Death Ruled Suicide

(VANDALIA, IL) — Fayette County Coroner Bruce Bowen has ruled the weekend death of a 15-year-old rural St. Elmo male the result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. According to Bowen, Tanner Rupinski had been pronounced dead at 8:26 p.m. Saturday at the scene on County Road 1700N in the Fayette County portion of Altamont. Bowen had earlier said Rupinski died from a single gunshot wound.