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Kentucky lawmaker commits suicide amid underage sex molestation allegations

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Kentucky State Rep. Dan Johnson killed himself Wednesday night, only hours after denying sexually assaulting a teenage girl in his basement.
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A Kentucky Lawmaker Who Was Facing Sexual Assault Allegations Kills Himself

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A Republican lawmaker in Kentucky facing sexual assault allegations has killed himself.
Bullitt County Sheriff Donnie Tinnell says Rep. Dan Johnson shot himself Wednesday on a bridge in Mount Washington, Kentucky. Tinnell confirmed the death to WDRB-TV in Louisville.
The 57-year-old Johnson was elected to the state legislature in 2016. On Monday, the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting published an account from a woman saying Johnson sexually assaulted her in the basement of his home in 2013. Louisville police investigated the matter but closed the case and did not file...
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Kentucky lawmaker who was accused of molesting a teenage girl likely killed himself, coroner says

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Kentucky lawmaker Dan Johnson, who has been accused of molesting a member of his church when she was 17, has died, an official said. Bullitt County Coroner Dave Billings said the Republican state representative - and self-proclaimed “Pope” of his Louisville church - most likely killed himself Wednesday. His body was found near a bridge on Greenwell Ford Road...
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Kentucky lawmaker facing sex assault allegations kills himself

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Dan Johnson, a Republican state lawmaker in Kentucky known for inflammatory Facebook posts comparing Barack and Michelle Obama to monkeys and who defiantly denied allegations that he sexually assaulted a teenage girl in the basement of his home, killed himself Wednesday night. He was 57. Bullitt...
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Kentucky lawmaker facing sexual assault allegations kills self, officials say

Kentucky lawmaker facing sexual assault allegations kills self, officials say

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Representative Dan Johnson has killed himself, according to sources.
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