According to reports about 15 minutes ago…. Georgia State Representative Bobby Franklin has been found dead in his Cobb County home.
Cobb County police just confirmed that state Rep. Bobby Franklin, a Cobb County Republican who skirted the outer reaches of conservatism and helped design the current state flag, has been found dead at his home.
“Our investigators are out there now, at the residence,” said police spokesman Mike Bowman. He promised more details later this afternoon.
I’ll update this later, but wow.
UPDATE: Minority Leader Abrams comments on her fellow House Members passing.