Just a few days after City Hall named a replacement for deceased board president Michael Scott, word came out via the Sun Times that a previously undisclosed meeting with Jackie Heard [had the been scheduled for] the morning after his suicide.
Michael Scott's suicide came as meeting on expenses loomed Sun Times
hours before he was found dead, city School Board President Michael W.
Scott got a Sunday-morning call from a top aide to Mayor Daley to
schedule a meeting about questionable expenses that Scott and his staff
had charged to board credit cards.
Daley says no connection between meeting and Scott's suicide Tribune
Saturday, Heard said she called Scott the morning of Nov. 15 and made
an appointment to meet the next morning with Scott to talk about
district Inspector General James Sullivan's ongoing inquiry.