Mayfield family issues statement on Mark Mayfield's death - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

Mayfield family issues statement on Mark Mayfield's death

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

People continue to mourn the loss of Mark Mayfield, who took his own life Friday.

Mayfield was one of the Tea Party officials charged in the photo scandal involving Senator Thad Cochran's wife.

The Mayfield family issued a statement that was posted on Coxwell and Associates' Facebook page.

It reads, in part, "Mark had absolutely no history of any mental illness or depression. He was actively involved in his community and church, and was liked and loved by all who knew him. He had no harsh words for anyone, even the people who used him for political gain.The pain we are feeling is indescribable. We appreciate the prayers and support from everyone."

 

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