James E. West

 

 

Age: 55

 

Summary: former mayor of Spokane, Washington from 2003 to 2005 who was involved in a sexual scandal in 2005 in which he was accused of sexually abusing two young boys in the 1970's and 1980's when he was a sheriff's deputy and Boy Scout leader, who later recalled during a special election in December 2005.

 

 

Cause of Death: Colon cancer

 

Born: March 28, 1951

 

Died: July 22, 2006

 

Location: Spokane, Washington