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Attorney [MS Teapartier] who faced charges in Cochran wife photo scandal, has been found dead
WLOX-TV ^ | June 27, 2014 | Brad Conaway

Posted on 06/27/2014 8:15:08 AM PDT by don-o

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Ridgeland police chief Jimmy Houston confirms that Attorney Mark Mayfield has been found dead at his home in the Bridgewater subdivision.

We're told he suffered a gunshot wound.

It is being investigated as a suicide.

In May, Mayfield was arrested and charged with conspiracy in relation to a political scandal.

The 28-year-old blogger, Clayton Kelly, allegedly went into a nursing home and photographed the bedridden wife of Republican U.S. Senator Thad Cochran without permission and posted an image online as part of an anti-Cochran video.

It's not clear the exact role that Mayfield played in obtaining or spreading the photo.

Mayfield was a Board member of the Central MS Tea Party.

(Excerpt) Read more at wlox.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: arkancide; cochran; markmayfield; mcdaniel; mississippi; teaparty
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1 posted on 06/27/2014 8:15:08 AM PDT by don-o
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To: don-o

Hooo boy.


2 posted on 06/27/2014 8:16:00 AM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: don-o

Whoa!


3 posted on 06/27/2014 8:16:38 AM PDT by ChocChipCookie ("Demons run when a good man goes to war.")
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To: don-o

Arkancide?


4 posted on 06/27/2014 8:17:09 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Lil Flower; Din Maker; Malichi; WXRGina; duffee; onyx; DrewsMum; Tupelo; mstar; jdirt; ...

Ping.


5 posted on 06/27/2014 8:17:43 AM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: don-o

“It’s not clear the exact role that Mayfield played in obtaining or spreading the photo. “

But they arrested him anyway?


6 posted on 06/27/2014 8:19:04 AM PDT by AppyPappy
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To: don-o

Lead poisoning.


7 posted on 06/27/2014 8:21:01 AM PDT by tgusa (gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger .......)
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To: don-o

** “WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE??” **


8 posted on 06/27/2014 8:21:53 AM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Mississippicide


9 posted on 06/27/2014 8:22:16 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: don-o

Where was Haley Barbour?


10 posted on 06/27/2014 8:22:53 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: don-o

My, my my.

Who knew Chicago style politics could evolve south to little ol’ Mississippi?


11 posted on 06/27/2014 8:23:02 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: EagleUSA

That was pretty funny the first five million times it was posted.


12 posted on 06/27/2014 8:23:19 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Forced ciagunacide


13 posted on 06/27/2014 8:23:20 AM PDT by Kackikat
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To: don-o

I had a rig repaired in Gulfport MS.

I came to the conclusion that MS is the most corrupt state in the union, worse, that Louisiana.


14 posted on 06/27/2014 8:23:50 AM PDT by TheThirdRuffian (RINOS like Romney, McCain, Christie are sure losers. No more!)
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To: don-o

Anyone know if he was also a FReeper?
(It says he was Tea Party, so I was just wondering)


15 posted on 06/27/2014 8:24:34 AM PDT by RandallFlagg (Uninstall Fascist Firefox. Get Pale Moon.)
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To: don-o

Very convenient. I don’t believe in coincidences.


16 posted on 06/27/2014 8:24:52 AM PDT by Foundahardheadedwoman (God don't have a statute of limitations)
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To: don-o
Memories of the Clinton Body Count.
17 posted on 06/27/2014 8:27:04 AM PDT by McGruff (It's not the crime, it's the cover-up they said.)
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To: don-o

A suicide? Really now?


18 posted on 06/27/2014 8:29:09 AM PDT by wastedyears (I'm a pessimist, I say plenty of negative things. Consider it a warning of sorts.)
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To: don-o; EagleUSA

What Difference Does It Make?

Make that 5,000,001

19 posted on 06/27/2014 8:30:39 AM PDT by itsahoot (Voting for a Progressive RINO is the same as voting for any other Tyrant.)
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To: don-o

“That was pretty funny the first five million times it was posted.”

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Actually it is very serious since it represents the radical leftist attitude toward their means to ends, regardless of cost. Especially when it involves costs to their opposition.


20 posted on 06/27/2014 8:30:43 AM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: don-o

With a mild emphasis on “allegedly” ..”The 28-year-old blogger, Clayton Kelly, allegedly went into a nursing home and photographed the bedridden wife of Republican U.S. Senator Thad Cochran without permission and posted an image online as part of an anti-Cochran video”

What in the world might someone have been thinking when they did this? People get old, they get screwed up and demented and fall into bodily disrepair. It happens to everyone unless they die outside eldercare of some sort. Was this supposed to make Cochran seem too old? Fine, call him too old, but to denigrate his poor wife? Very defective thinking if it was part of some strategy.


21 posted on 06/27/2014 8:32:30 AM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (At no time was the Obama administration aware of what the Obama administration was doing)
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To: txrefugee

I bet their are some Dixie mobsters that can give him an alibi.


22 posted on 06/27/2014 8:34:11 AM PDT by Jay Redhawk (Oh Crap!)
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To: don-o

Odd the Chief of Police says it is being investigated as a suicide. In most places when a suspicious death occurs, it is treated as a homicide investigation until sufficient evidence rules otherwise.


23 posted on 06/27/2014 8:36:04 AM PDT by donozark (The voices inside my head may not be real, but they have some good ideas!)
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To: Attention Surplus Disorder
Very defective thinking if it was part of some strategy.

It was. But, driving a man to suicide over whatever involvement he actually had? Perhaps there are other unknown issues here.

24 posted on 06/27/2014 8:36:32 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

“Who knew Chicago style politics could evolve south to little ol’ Mississippi?”

You mean it wasn’t always like that in Mississippi?


25 posted on 06/27/2014 8:37:30 AM PDT by vladimir998
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To: don-o

26 posted on 06/27/2014 8:37:33 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: don-o
Haley Barbour and his Klan Night riders ?

27 posted on 06/27/2014 8:40:12 AM PDT by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your teaching is my delight.)
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To: vladimir998

Louisianna, maybe. But Mississippi?

I guess that state is getting all grown up now. Big time.

Their politics is devolving into scummy dirty tricks and now a suicide.


28 posted on 06/27/2014 8:42:16 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Attention Surplus Disorder

“Was this supposed to make Cochran seem too old? Fine, call him too old, but to denigrate his poor wife?”

No, the point was to show that Cochran’s wife was languishing in that nursing home, while he had been gallivanting around for years with his mistress/assistant at public events. The attack was meant to denigrate Cochran, and the wife was “collateral damage”.


29 posted on 06/27/2014 8:43:05 AM PDT by Boogieman
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To: don-o

The lengths lobbyists will go to to keep the gravy train running...


30 posted on 06/27/2014 8:45:59 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: Attention Surplus Disorder

That same defective thinking would also explain suicide. I can see a bi-polar type lacking the judgement in an up phase and thinking that taking the picture and publishing would torpedo Cochran and make him (the blogger) a hero. Then crashing to down phase when it all comes apart, facing legal troubles and a Cochran win causing him to make a quick and permanent exit in despair.


31 posted on 06/27/2014 8:47:24 AM PDT by Valpal1 (If the police can t solve a problem with violence, they ll find a way to fix it with brute force)
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To: skeeter
Do not get between Haley Barbour and his RICE BOWL

32 posted on 06/27/2014 8:47:26 AM PDT by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your teaching is my delight.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

How many times did he shoot himself in the back of his own head?


33 posted on 06/27/2014 8:48:47 AM PDT by GraceG (No, My Initials are not A.B.)
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To: don-o

My Word!!


34 posted on 06/27/2014 8:50:30 AM PDT by TurkeyLurkey
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To: Attention Surplus Disorder

Since when does photographing the wife of a public figure require authorization?

Can celebs now sue paparazzi for taking unauthorized photos of them?

/stealth-political-class-privilege call-out.


35 posted on 06/27/2014 8:54:10 AM PDT by Justa
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To: don-o

Uh oh.


36 posted on 06/27/2014 8:55:07 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Jack Hydrazine
Arkancide?

Mississipped.

37 posted on 06/27/2014 8:56:34 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Jack Hydrazine
Arkancide?


38 posted on 06/27/2014 8:57:18 AM PDT by Iron Munro (The Obamas Black skin has morphed into Teflon thanks to the Obama Media)
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To: Justa

A resident’s room in a nursing home is not a public place.


39 posted on 06/27/2014 8:58:12 AM PDT by drjimmy
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To: donozark

It could be what they call the other suicide which are never suicides. You either commit suicide or we are going to do it for you.


40 posted on 06/27/2014 8:58:54 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: don-o

I don’t think someone else necessarily drove him to suicide.

His reputation was ruined because of what he did. Many have killed themselves for similar reasons.


41 posted on 06/27/2014 8:59:03 AM PDT by what's up
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To: Valpal1

“I can see a bi-polar type lacking the judgement in an up phase and thinking that taking the picture and publishing would torpedo Cochran and make him (the blogger) a hero.”

That makes sense.


42 posted on 06/27/2014 8:59:06 AM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (At no time was the Obama administration aware of what the Obama administration was doing)
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To: Valpal1

[ That same defective thinking would also explain suicide. I can see a bi-polar type lacking the judgement in an up phase and thinking that taking the picture and publishing would torpedo Cochran and make him (the blogger) a hero. Then crashing to down phase when it all comes apart, facing legal troubles and a Cochran win causing him to make a quick and permanent exit in despair. ]

I agree that could very well be the case, but there could also be a more sinister thing at work here. Could be this man was sought out and groomed by a plant at a Tea party meeting, giving him this bad idea and then burning him when he unwisely carried it out.

If he truly did blow his opwn brains out theat is one thing, if there are anomolies then one has to wonder.


43 posted on 06/27/2014 8:59:20 AM PDT by GraceG (No, My Initials are not A.B.)
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To: TheThirdRuffian

“I came to the conclusion that MS is the most corrupt state in the union, worse, that Louisiana.”

America’ 5 most corrupt states (from Heritage Foundation email)

http://dailysignal.com/2014/06/15/mississippi-named-corrupt-state-nation/?utm_source=heritagefoundation&utm_medium=email&utm_term=headline&utm_content=1400621&utm_campaign=saturday


44 posted on 06/27/2014 9:00:04 AM PDT by TurkeyLurkey
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To: Justa

In a private facility....It’s very untoward. Probably not illegal, but seriously lacking any sort of discretion and not even minimally thought out.


45 posted on 06/27/2014 9:00:32 AM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (At no time was the Obama administration aware of what the Obama administration was doing)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

[ Arkancide?

Mississipped. ]

In that area of the country it seems to me that corruption is a “way of life” for those in politics.... Especially those in politics who are in “Poltical Dynasties” they put the Nasty in Dynasty...


46 posted on 06/27/2014 9:01:09 AM PDT by GraceG (No, My Initials are not A.B.)
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To: TurkeyLurkey

Sad, but good to know I was correct .


47 posted on 06/27/2014 9:01:25 AM PDT by TheThirdRuffian (RINOS like Romney, McCain, Christie are sure losers. No more!)
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To: Valpal1; Jim Robinson

Oh good blame the victim.

Go two posts up to see why the picture had political significance.

Could very well be a political “hit” similar to Clinton’s Dixie Mafia tactics.

Definitely not above those that MUST keep their political machine running no matter who gets “hurt.”


48 posted on 06/27/2014 9:01:53 AM PDT by Syncro (Benghazi-LIES/CoverupIRS-LIES/CoverupDOJ-NO Justice--Etc Marxist Treason IMPEACH!)
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To: skeeter

“The lengths lobbyists will go to to keep the gravy train running...”

Haley Barbour is scum of the earth and always has been.

Prior to holding elective office, Barbour was a prominent lobbyist and co-founder of the Washington lobbying firm BGR Group.

Barbour soon became a Republican political operative and moved up the ranks of Republican organizing quickly, running Gerald Ford’s 1976 campaign in the Southeast and working on the campaign of John Connally for president in 1980.

Barbour has been described as “one of Washington’s all-time mega-lobbyists.” He “was a wealthy K Street lobbyist for giant corporations such as RJ Reynolds, Philip Morris, Amgen, Microsoft, United Health, Southern Company, and many others.” In 1991, Barbour helped found the lobbying group now known as BGR Group, a Washington, D.C.-based lobbying firm, with Ed Rogers, a lawyer who formerly worked in the George H. W. Bush administration. In 1994, Lanny Griffith (also a former Bush administration appointee) joined the firm.

In 1998, Fortune magazine named Barbour Griffith & Rogers as the second-most-powerful lobbying firm in America


49 posted on 06/27/2014 9:01:54 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: don-o

From my relatively unfamiliar vantage point, it seems rather unlikely that a man engaged enough in a still-ongoing political battle to have played some role in this photo issue would choose to check out of his own volition before the recall and assorted challenges were settled.

But then again, that’s just me. I’d never kill myself, so maybe I don’t grasp the mentality. I’d want to know the outcome, though, and suspect he would too.


50 posted on 06/27/2014 9:02:08 AM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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