Iowa city councilman found dead after questioning

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Posted: Saturday, October 12, 2013 12:00 am

ZEARING, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a city councilman in central Iowa killed himself only hours after detectives found child pornography on his home computer.

Story County Sheriff's Capt. Barry Thomas confirmed Saturday that Zearing City Councilman Scott Frank shot himself in the basement of his home on Sept. 17. Only hours earlier, sheriff's officials searched Frank's home and confiscated his computer.

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