Suspect in Cochran photo dead

Police in Mississippi say Tea Party figure likely shot himself

Posted: June 28, 2014 at 3:21 a.m.

A police officer walks near the front of the Ridgeland, Miss., home of lawyer Mark Mayfi eld, whose body was found Friday in the garage.

A Tea Party official charged with conspiring to take photos of U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran's wife inside a nursing home apparently committed suicide Friday, police said.

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