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."

 

Copyright 2014 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.

  • NEWSMore>>

  • Scattered Storms Possible Memorial Day

    Scattered Storms Possible Memorial Day

    Saturday, May 27 2017 1:38 PM EDT2017-05-27 17:38:58 GMT
    Marginal Risk (Level 1 out of 5) for severe storms Memorial Day AfternoonMarginal Risk (Level 1 out of 5) for severe storms Memorial Day Afternoon

    After a few dry days, the weather pattern changes as we head into the second half of Memorial Day Weekend. 

    More >>

    After a few dry days, the weather pattern changes as we head into the second half of Memorial Day Weekend. 

    More >>
  • Police investigating death on Biloxi Beach

    Police investigating death on Biloxi Beach

    Saturday, May 27 2017 12:38 PM EDT2017-05-27 16:38:08 GMT
    Biloxi police are investigating a dead body found on the beach. (Photo source: WLOX)Biloxi police are investigating a dead body found on the beach. (Photo source: WLOX)

    Biloxi Police are investigating a dead body that was found on the beach Saturday morning. The body was found in the sand in front of St. George Avenue. Witnesses say two women went to retrieve a fishing pole out of the water and discovered the body. It's unclear at this time how the person died or whether the death is suspicious. Police are on the scene. WLOX News Now is also there and will update this story as soon as more information is available. Copyright 2017 WLOX. All rights ...

    More >>

    Biloxi Police are investigating a dead body that was found on the beach Saturday morning. The body was found in the sand in front of St. George Avenue. Witnesses say two women went to retrieve a fishing pole out of the water and discovered the body. It's unclear at this time how the person died or whether the death is suspicious. Police are on the scene. WLOX News Now is also there and will update this story as soon as more information is available. Copyright 2017 WLOX. All rights ...

    More >>
  • Stolen vehicle found in Gulfport; suspect arrested

    Saturday, May 27 2017 9:16 AM EDT2017-05-27 13:16:23 GMT
    Bailey Jade Ford (Photo source: Biloxi Police Dept.)Bailey Jade Ford (Photo source: Biloxi Police Dept.)

    A vehicle stolen in Biloxi was located in Gulfport a few hours later and a woman was taken into custody for the theft.

    More >>

    A vehicle stolen in Biloxi was located in Gulfport a few hours later and a woman was taken into custody for the theft.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly