TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida is launching a legal investigation right into a former state senator who hastily resigned after a former pass judgement on employed through the Senate discovered credible proof of sexual misconduct.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement mentioned on Friday it's now “conducting an active investigation” of Jack Latvala however didn't supply any further main points.
Latvala introduced his resignation final month after former Judge Ronald Swanson issued a document that mentioned he most likely inappropriately touched a best Senate aide and will have damaged the regulation through providing a witness within the case his give a boost to for regulation in alternate for intercourse acts.
Swanson’s document used to be forwarded to FDLE.
Latvala, a Clearwater Republican who had risen to robust positions within the state Senate, has steadfastly denied any wrongdoing.