State Representative receives treatment for “medical episode”
|Updated: 2/18 3:31 pm
||Published: 2/18 3:29 pm
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Representative Mark McElroy received treatment over the weekend for a “medical episode” he suffered on the House floor Friday morning.
McElroy had to be escorted from the chamber after he gave an incoherent speech on the floor. In a statement, McElroy says he was diagnosed with a non-life threatening condition. “I truly regret the timing of the incident. However, I am now receiving proper treatment and doctors are confident this will prevent any future episodes.”
McElroy is expected to return to the House floor later in the week.
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