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An Evansville defense attorney was found dead this morning by police after committing suicide, according to the Vanderburgh County deputy coroner. Cole G. Banks, an attorney who practiced defense in DUI cases in Vanderburgh, Posey, Gibson, and Warrick counties, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, said Vanderburgh County Chief Deputy Coroner Annie Groves.

Police were sent to Banks' home after emergency workers got a call from there. The caller dialed 911 and then hung up. Police were sent to Banks' home after getting the incomplete call, which is standard procedure in Vanderburgh County.

Notes were found at his home, which indicated Banks had recent health problems, Groves said.

According to the Indiana Roll of Attorneys, Banks was admitted to the bar in October 1973. Banks was also an adjunct political science instructor at the University of Southern Indiana.

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