Mar 1, 2008

In his wood shop

Donald Ray Hood is dead.

The 62-year-old, former director of the Clayton County Building and Maintence Department, who worked for the county for almost 20 years, was facing allegations he stole a flag from the memorial of a fallen police officer. He died Friday afternoon, at his Hampton home

Police said Hood was found face-down in his wood shop, killed by an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest. He was found there by his wife when she returned home at about 1:25 p.m. They had been married for 43 years.

Read the full story @ the Clayton News Daily:
Long-time Clayton employee dies amid controversy