Nashville Mayor Megan Barry's Son Max Barry Dies Of Drug Overdose

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - The mayor of Nashville's son died of a drug overdose last night.

It happened outside of Denver, Colorado where 22-year-old Max Barry lived.

He moved there recently after graduating from college.

The death solicited messages of condolence from local and national politicians including New York Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Max was Mayor Megan Barry's only child.

He was by her side in 2015 when she was sworn into office.

"You know, this is a difficult time for any parent, any family member, and especially or certainly if you're the mayor of Nashville. She has been coordinating closely with top staff and with other elected officials. And she is going to take time to mourn the loss of her son with her husband Bruce and her family, who are coming into town. "

Megan Barry is the first woman to serve as Nashville's Mayor.


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