Auditor spokesman left note before apparent suicide
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Police say the spokesman for Missouri auditor's office left a note before his apparent suicide, which came about a month after his boss killed himself.
Jefferson City Police spokesman Capt. Doug Shoemaker said Monday that 44-year-old Robert "Spence" Jackson died Friday evening or early Saturday at his apartment.
Shoemakers says investigators found a note, but he declined to say what it said.
Jackson's body was found Sunday evening after police responded to a well-being check. Police say they believe he died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Shoemaker says Jackson's mother called police Sunday after not being able to reach him.
Jackson's boss, Auditor Tom Schweich, fatally shot himself last month at his home in what police also have described as a suicide.