April Freeman, Democratic House Candidate in Florida, Dies ‘Suddenly’ at 54

A Democratic House candidate running for a seat in Florida’s 17th Congressional District has died.

April Freeman, who won the Democratic primary just last month, died on Sunday night at the age of 54, according to her family.

“Its with great sadness that I feel I must inform all of you that my beloved wife April passed away suddenly last night,” her husband, David, said in a Facebook post.

“To all of her family and friends here on Facebook, my heart aches with you.”

April Freeman, a film and TV producer, was set to run against Republican Greg Steube in the general election for the seat held by retiring Rep. Thomas Rooney (R-Fla.). Freeman previously run against Rooney in 2016.

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SOURCE: The Hill, Justin Wise