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Police: Missouri Auditor Had Talked of Suicide, Left No Note

Former Missouri state Auditor Tom Schweich had talked for years of taking his life but left no suicide note when he fatally shot himself in February, investigators said Tuesday.

04/14/2015

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Clayton Police Expected Make Announcement About Schweich’s Suicide

UMSL Political Science professor Dave Robertson says Conservative Gubernatorial candidate Catherine Hanaway could be hurt if police announce it was negative campaign tactics that pushed Schweich over the edge.

04/14/2015

Spence Jackson (via LinkedIn)

Services Planned for Former Missouri Auditor Spokesman

Funeral services and a visitation will be held next week for Spence Jackson, the spokesman of former Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich.

04/03/2015

Spence Jackson (via LinkedIn)

Police: Spence Jackson Wrote ‘Can’t Take Being Unemployed Again’

Jefferson City Police Capt. Doug Shoemaker said Tuesday that the note from Spence Jackson was dated March 27. Jackson was found dead Sunday in his Jefferson City apartment from a single gunshot wound to the head.

03/31/2015

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Is There a Connection Between the Schweich, Jackson Suicides?

Jefferson City police announced at a news conference that Jackson left behind a suicide note, but they have not revealed its content or themes.

03/30/2015

Spence Jackson (via LinkedIn)

Top Aide to Late Auditor Tom Schweich Found Dead

Spence Jackson, the media director for late Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, was found dead in his apartment on Sunday, sources confirmed to KMOX News.

03/30/2015

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Clayton Police: No Evidence Schweich Target of Whisper Campaign

Clayton Detective Lt. Don Bass said they have found no evidence Schweich was the target of bullying, threats or blackmail.

03/23/2015

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Tom Schweich’s Father Breaks His Silence About Son’s Suicide

While Tom was troubled by the alleged whisper campaign, his father says that wasn’t what necessarily put him over the edge.

03/20/2015

Missouri GOP Chairman John Hancock in the KMOX studio. (Afton Spriggs/KMOX)

Hancock: ‘It Is Clear There Was No Whisper Campaign, And It Is Time to Move On’

Missouri Republican Party Chairman John Hancock was a guest on the Charlie Brennan Show this morning, speaking for the first time regarding allegations that he made remarks contributing to the apparent suicide of State Auditor Tom Schweich.

03/12/2015

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Hancock to Break Silence on Schweich Suicide

Hancock will be a guest on the Charlie Brennan Show at 9 a.m. on KMOX.

03/12/2015

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