Former PUCO Chair Charged in State’s Nuke Bailout Scheme Found Dead

COLUMBUS, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – The former PUCO chairman recently charged at the state level in the Nuclear Bailout Scheme has died.

The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that Sam Randazzo took his own life.

No more information on his death.

The 74-year-old was found dead in a warehouse he owns in Columbus.

He was recently accused of taking $4.3 million from First Energy.

He also faced federal charges.

He’s the second man charged in the state’s largest-ever political corruption case to die by suicide.

The governor’s office reportedly had no comment on Randazzo’s death.