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State lawmaker commits suicide

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Posted at 12:16 PM, Sep 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-09 12:16:09-04

New York State Assemblyman William Nojay, who represented the 133rd district in the Rochester area, has taken his own life.

13-WHAM in Rochester reports Nojay committed suicide at Riverside Cemetery in Rochester. He was 59 years-old.

Nojay was elected to the assembly in November 2012 and represented Livingston County and parts of Monroe and Steuben Counties. He was running for re-election and his name will appear on the ballot in Tuesday's Republican primary.

Nojay was one of four defendants facing charges in a fraud case in Cambodia.