(WOLO) Columbia, SC- An upstate Mayor has died by his own hand.
The Newberry County coroner's office has confirmed that Saluda Mayor Frank Addy Junior has died from a self inflicted gun shot wound.
Investigators say Addy's body was found yesterday morning on property belonging to his family in Newberry county.
Authorities say Addy killed himself the same day The Index Journal of Greenwood published an article questioning almost 38 thousand dollars in mileage reimbursements he received from the town.
Frank Addy junior was 58 years old.
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