Kenny Guinn - The Former Governor Of Nevada Dies At 73

July 23rd, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by GD  

By Gina Gomez
kenny-stJuly 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The former Nevada Governor Kenny Guinn died yesterday after he fell from his roof at his home in Las Vegas. The reports say that the former governor was making repairs on his roof when he suffered a heart attack, leading to the fall. However, the police is still investigating the cause of the death.

The former Governor breathed his last at University Medical Center where he was taken after the accident. The Las Vegas police officer Bill Cassell said that the police came around 11 a.m. to a report that a man had been injured in a fall at Kenny Guinn’s home. The spokesman of the former Governor and his family, Billy Vassiliadis said to a reputed media source that the death was “totally unexpected” and the shocking news of the former Governor’s death was really hard for his wife Dema Guinn to accept. The political members of his own party as well as the other parties expressed their condolence for the sudden demise of the former Governor. Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid from Nevada in his statement has expressed his condolence and also said that Kenny Guinn had a “magnetic personality”.

Kenny Guinn was a moderate Republican who was elected Governor in the year 1998 and again was reelected in 2002. The former Governor Bob Miller in one of his statements said that Kenny Guinn was a person who devoted his entire life to make Nevada a better place. Kenny Guinn was also the superintendent of Clark County School for some years. The sudden demise of the former Governor has left his friends and family shattered and mourning over their loss.

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