U.S. lawmaker commits suicide over sex scandal

by | December 14, 2017 9:34 am

A state lawmaker in Kentucky, U.S., Rep. Dan Johnson, has committed suicide after report emerged that he sexually assaulted a woman when she was 17. Reports say the 57-year-old lawmaker, a preacher and a Republican, shot himself on a bridge in Mt. Washington, southeast of Louisville. His body turned up on a riverbank near the…

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