Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson issued a resignation letter this afternoon to his uncle, Governor Hutchinson, in the wake of a federal indictment charging the senator with misuse of campaign funds and falsifying campaign finance and income tax filings. Here’s our coverage of the indictment.

The senator disputes the allegations but nevertheless stated his intention to resign earlier today, through his legal team.

Here’s the letter, which arrived to the governor’s office late this afternoon:

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