MI state lawmaker dead from apparent suicide

May 9, 2017

Michigan State Rep. John Kivela (D-Marquette) was found dead Tuesday in Lansing of an apparent suicide.  The discovery comes one day after Kivela was arrested for the second time on a drunk driving charge.

State Rep. John Kivela (D-Marquette) was found dead Tuesday of an apparent suicide, a day after his second arrest for DUI.
Credit Courtesy / Michigan House of Representatives