Rep. Northup's son dies

Joshua Northup, 30-year-old son of Rep. Anne Northup (R-Ky.), was found dead in his apartment yesterday.

Joshua, one of Rep. Northup's six children, lived in Louisville and worked at Humana, a health-benefits company.

The Jefferson County coroner's office said the death appeared to be of natural causes but was awaiting toxicology results to make an official ruling.

The Courier-Journal newspaper reported that, as of yesterday afternoon, Rep. Northup was in transit back to Kentucky and has suspended all campaign activity.


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