Daughter of House Democrat Dead at 17

On Monday, Rep. Sean Casten (D-IL) revealed every parent’s worst nightmare.

His daughter, Gwen, passed away.

She was only 17 years old.

Found Unresponsive

Local police stated that they were called to Casten’s home early Monday morning.

When they arrived, they found his daughter completely unresponsive.

Gwen was declared dead at the scene.

Casten announced her death via social media on Monday night…

The cause of death was not announced and is reportedly still under investigation.

Casten’s office provided no further details regarding the girl’s death.

Casten had previously mentioned his daughter who would soon be able to cast a vote for the first time…

Casten is running for his third term, facing off against Marie Newman in a redrawn district that will have two incumbents facing off.

Newman, after hearing the news, stated, “My heart breaks for the Casten family for the devastating loss of their daughter. My prayers are with Sean, Kara, and the entire Casten family.”

Source: Fox News

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