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House of Delegates clerk dies

Bruce F. Jamerson, clerk of the House of Delegates for the past 20 years, has died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

His body was found about 2:30 a.m. today along a path near the river at Watkins Landing in Powhatan County. A Virginia State Police bloodhound was used to search for him after his car was located in the park.

The Times-Dispatch has an account of Mr. Jamerson’s death along with statements about his service to the legislature and the state from Gov. Robert F. McDonnell and House Speaker William J. Howell.

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