The details of Robin William's suicide were released as part of a public office standard work. The public outcry, the coroner's office explained, only comes when the death is of a celebrity, of whom the public becomes defensive. Keith Boyd, spokesman, said that they experienced severe backlash over the information of Michael Jackson's death.
He was suspended, as I indicated, from the belt, which was wedged between the door and the door frame . . . in a seated position, slightly suspended off the ground,” Keith Boyd said.
Asked if Williams left a note, Boyd replied, “We’re not discussing the note, or a note, at this point as the investigation is ongoing. That information will be discussed at a future time.”
We should assume that he was asked, as the statement indicates, if he left "a" note; not presuming that a note was left.
In Statement Analysis, there are two instinctive forms of speech: Pronouns and Articles. These are exempt from the principle of "personal, internal, subjective dictionary" that we all have. They do not need clarification and do not change, person from person. (Time on a clock is considered objective also).
The article, "the" indicates that there is likely a suicide note, or that Boyd, if he does not know with certainty, believes, himself, that there is a suicide note. Even with the self-correction, it does not change that which is intuitive and instinctive: the article,
This is an example of "leakage" in language, where a subject gives out information that may have been unintended.