03/21/2012 01:31 pm ET Updated May 21, 2012

Thad Viers, South Carolina Lawmaker, Resigns Ahead Of Indictment

South Carolina Rep. Thad Viers, R-Horry, has announced his resignation from the House of Representatives during a legislative session Wednesday morning.

Viers, who faces charges of first-degree harassment after an incident involving his 28-year-old girlfriend, said he was resigning because he will be indicted Thursday in regards to the incident, according to a report from The State.

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