Report: KY Representative Dan Johnson Commits Suicide

Dan Johnson

According to our CBS affiliate, WKYT, Kentucky State Representative Dan Johnson, who was under investigation for alledged sexual molestation, has committed suicide, according to a report from WDRB in Louisville.

Bullitt County Sheriff Donnie Tinnell said Johnson killed himself on a bridge on Greenwell Ford Road in Mt. Washington, and the gun was recovered.

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin released the following statement: 

Saddened to hear of tonight’s death of KY Representative Dan Johnson…My heart breaks for his wife and children…These are heavy days in Frankfort and in America…May God shed His grace on us all…We sure need it… – Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin

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