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Missouri GOP aide's suicide adds intrigue to that of his former boss
Missouri GOP aide's suicide adds intrigue to that of his former boss

A suicide note left by a media director for Tom Schweich, the Missouri state auditor who took his own life in February, was released Tuesday at the family’s request in an effort to quell speculation about his death. Police found the body of Spence Jackson in his Jefferson City, Mo., apartment over the weekend after family members were unable to contact him. “I’m so sorry, I just cannot take being unemployed again,” Jackson wrote in the suicide note, which was dated Friday. His death came almost exactly one month after Schweich fatally shot himself. The death of Schweich, a prominent 2016 GOP gubernatorial candidate, stunned many of the state’s top...

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