Sean Casten in an workers rally in October 2018. [Photo Credit: Charles Edward Miller, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons]

United States Congressman Announces Death of Daughter

United States Representative Sean Casten (D-Ill.) has announced the death of his 17 year old daughter Gwen Casten, The Daily Caller reports.

The cause of death was not disclosed.

Fox News has reported that authorities were called to the house around 6:48 am for an unresponsive female who was subsequently pronounced deceased.

Casten is currently in a battle with fellow Democrat Rep Marie Newman in a newly drawn district that happened as a result of redistricting.