Geoff Pender and Sam R. Hall report:
Two more suspects have been arrested in connection with the photographing of the bedridden wife of Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran.
Attorney Mark Mayfield, a vice chairman of the Mississippi Tea Party and an officer with the Central Mississippi Tea Party, was arrested Thursday by Madison, Miss., police in relation to the Rose Cochran photo scandal.
Clayton Kelly, 28, of Pearl was arrested Friday and faces felony charges of photographing or filming another without permission where there is an expectation of privacy and exploitation of a vulnerable adult, which carries up to a 10-year sentence.
Kelly is accused of sneaking into St. Catherine’s Village, a nursing home in Madison where Rose Cochran has resided since 2000, suffering from progressive dementia and now bedridden. Kelly, a political blogger and McDaniel supporter, allegedly posted the photos in a video on a blog.
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