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Son of Jefferson County Attorney found dead

Mike O'Connell Mike O'Connell

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Jefferson County Attorney Mike O'Connell has indefinitely suspended his campaign due to the death of his son. 

According to a release from his office, O'Connell's son, Matt, 33, was found dead inside his car on May 5. In a statement from the office said out of respect for the family's privacy as they grieve no other statements will be made at this time. 

O'Connell is running for re-election against attorney Karen Faulkner. 

Louisville Metro Police said foul play is not suspected in the death.

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