CHARLOTTE, N.C. — According to the Charlotte Ledger, longtime Mecklenburg County democratic politician, Park Helms, died Saturday at 87.
Helm's daughter confirmed he died of natural causes after a period of declining health.
Charlotte native, Helm's served for man 30 years in public office.
In response to Helm's passing, Governor Roy Cooper tweeted "Parks Helms was a visionary leader for Charlotte and our state and I am grateful for his service, his caring, his determination and his friendship."
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