Longtime WAFB(TV) Baton Rouge, La., anchor Vernon Roger -- who opened a restaurant
after losing his job at the station last year -- hanged himself Monday, a local
The station reported in a statement, "This news has left us in shock here
. where Vernon worked for 26 years."
The 51-year Roger, who pronounced his name "Ro-zhay," had been noon and 5
Roger, according to local sources, had a troubled history and a series of
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