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Groves city councilman's attorney says city hall official leaked nude photos to media

Groves City Councilman Cross Coburn's attorney says someone at city hall leaked private nude photos of Coburn to the media.

A new twist to a political story we've been following for weeks.

The lawyer for an embattled groves councilman is blaming city hall for a smear campaign against her client.

Attorney Jill Swearingen Pierce says a city official leaked private nude photos of Councilman Cross Coburn to the media.

Councilman Coburn privately texted nude photos of himself to someone he had met on a dating site.

Coburn believes that person betrayed his confidence and sent the photos to city hall.

And, his lawyer says it was someone at city hall who then sent the pictures to local media outlets.

Coburn's lawyer says the city's political establishment wants Coburn gone because he's gay.

KFDM/Fox 4's Angel San Juan has the report.

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