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David A Widlak
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Birth: Jul. 20, 1948
Death: Sep., 2010
Macomb County
Michigan, USA

David was a banker who went missing and was recently recovered in Lake St. Clair. A second autopsy revealed that he was shot in the neck (gun pressed to neck) and that he was at the mercy of his killers.
UPDATE December 20, 2010
Macomb County Sheriff Mark Hackel announced this afternoon that Community Central Bank executive David Widlak's death was likely a suicide resulting from self-inflicted gunshot wound.

According to the Certificate of Death, issued on December 16, the cause of Widlak's death is listed as "indeterminate" but added in an attached opinion that:

"Based on the autopsy findings, toxicology results, police investigation and all information currently available to me, it is my opinion that David Widlak died secondary to a gunshot wound of the right posterior neck. Evaluation of the totality of the evident supports the conclusion that the death was the result of a self-inflicted wound, however, the possibility of a foul play cannot be excluded."

Hackel says the finding is consistent with the autopsies performed by both the Macomb and Oakland County Medical Examiners as well as analysis conducted by David Balash, a forensic science consultant contracted by the sheriff's department.

Hackel said there was evidence of personal and professional issues in Widlak's life that would support the possibility of suicide.

He added that Widlak's behavior on the day of his disappearance, from wearing a baseball cap and walking shoes to erasing information on his computer, iPad, and his car's GPS system, also lend credence to the theory that he died from a self-inflicted wound.

Hackel said Widlak's family was consulted about the findings prior to releasing them to the public.


Widlak David A. Age 62. Beloved husband of Anne. Loving father of Kristin (Tony) Friel, Karen (Tony) Lopez, Meghan (Rob) Willis; step-father to Elizabeth Warren, and Charles Warren. Dear Grandfather "Pops" of Taylor, Sydney, Avery, Maya, Harper, Morgan, Jack and Max. Dear brother of Ron (Amy), and Paul (Diane). Funeral Friday, October 22nd at 11:00 a.m. at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 438 St. Antoine, Detroit, MI 48226. Memorial contributions may be made to Angel's Place, 25240 Lahser Rd. Suite 2, Southfield, MI 48033 or Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 967 Spaulding Ave. S.E. Suite C, Ada, MI 49301. Light a candle and share a memory at Arrangements by Chas. Verheyden Funeral Home, Grosse Pointe. 
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Record added: Oct 19, 2010
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