A Republican leadership aide said Ohio Congressman Paul Gillmor was found dead in his apartment Sept. 5.
The aide said staff members found his body after he didn't show up for work.
There's no word yet on how the 68-year-old died.
Gillmor, who represented the Bowling Green, Ohio area, had spent nearly 20 years in Congress.
He first won his House seat back in 1988.
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