Secret Service Agent who was under investigation commits suicide

A Secret Service agent stands at right underneath the wing of Air Force One. A Secret Service agent stands at right underneath the wing of Air Force One. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP

A Secret Service agent who had served on President Obama's protection detail appears to have committed suicide while he was under investigation for inappropriate conduct. Special Agent Rafael Prieto was reportedly under investigation for having a romantic relationship with a foreign citizen that he did not disclose to his superiors. Prieto was not accused of divulging classified information or compromising security, but was facing proceedings for possibly violating department rules. He was found dead last Saturday in Washington.

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