State auditor Rob Kane dies suddenly

"Rob took pride in his public service on behalf of his constituents, understanding he was their voice in Hartford," said Lamont in a statement.

News 12 Staff

Feb 6, 2021, 3:41 AM

Updated 1,224 days ago

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State auditor and former state Sen. Rob Kane died suddenly, Gov. Ned Lamont announced Friday.
The 53-year-old was found in his Watertown home after police were sent to the house to check on him. The state police say there were no apparent suspicious circumstances. The case is under investigation.
"Rob took pride in his public service on behalf of his constituents, understanding he was their voice in Hartford," said Lamont in a statement.
Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz remembered Kane as "someone who worked on behalf of Connecticut residents for more than a decade."
Connecticut Senate Republican Leader Kevin Kelly remembered Kane as "a champion for the people of Connecticut."
“As a state senator, he served the people of the 32nd District with skill, style and compassion. Rob loved Connecticut, he loved public service, and he took great pride in helping people in need," he said in a statement. 


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