A Peoria County Coroner's jury ruled Tuesday Peoria Councilman Gary Sandberg's death was from natural causes. The councilman was found dead in his second floor home July 19th. An autopsy indicated Sandberg died of coronary artery disease and heat stress was listed as a contributing factor. Sandberg's second floor living quarters was undergoing renovations and reportedly didn't have a fan or air conditioning. Authorities say Sandberg's last cell phone call was Sunday, July 14th. His body wasn't found until the next Friday.
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