Congressman-elect Luke Letlow dies after battling Covid-19
Posted December 29, 2020 10:15 p.m. EST
CNN — Congressman-elect Luke Letlow, a Republican, has died after being diagnosed with Covid-19, CNN confirmed Tuesday night.
In a statement released on Twitter, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards wrote, "It is with heavy hearts that @FirstLadyOfLA and I offer our condolences to Congressman-elect Luke Letlow's family on his passing after a battle with COVID-19."
Two Republican sources also confirmed Letlow's passing to CNN.
The News-Star in Monroe, Louisiana, was first to report Letlow's death.
This is a breaking story and will be updated.