Kentucky lawmaker found dead from gunshot wound
A Kentucky lawmaker accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl in 2013 died in a probable suicide Wednesday, a day after he denied the allegations.
Republican State Rep. Dan Johnson was found dead of a single gunshot wound near Mount Washington, Bullitt County Coroner Dave Billings said. He drove onto a bridge in a rural area southeast of Louisville, parked and shot himself in front of his car, Sheriff Donnie Tinnell told CNN affiliate WDRB. Shortly before his death, he posted a long message on social media, denying the sexual assault allegations and saying "only God knows the truth."Relatives became concerned after seeing the post and r...
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