They found him dead in a field two blocks from home. Suicide, of course.
He must have considered (and then rejected) the options: a gun, its firm
steel comforting and masculine but ultimately too messy. Someone would
have to clean up after him. Slitting his wrists in the bathtub? A luminal
Murray, Victoria Bosch
Booth: Vol. 4
, Article 3.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.butler.edu/booth/vol4/iss8/3