Missourians express sorrow over Auditor Schweich’s death on social media

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Missouri state Auditor Tom Schweich was rushed to the hospital Thursday morning.  Police say was suffering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.  His office confirms that he died from his injury this afternoon.

Many Missourians have taken to social media to express their sorrow over the elected official’s death.   He announced a month ago that he is seeking the Republican nomination for governor in 2016.

See many of their Tweets here:

https://twitter.com/CommitteemanKen/status/571035830870880256

https://twitter.com/MikeHardinKC/status/571041130957049856/571038254163570688