BOSTON (CBS) – New allegations have surfaced against Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg’s husband, Bryon Hefner.
Mass Live reports Hefner is accused of sending an unsolicited nude photo to someone who works in state politics.READ MORE: Massachusetts State Police Union Sues To Delay Vaccine Mandate For Troopers
The picture was reportedly sent in a text message earlier this year.
This new claim follows allegations by four men that Hefner sexually assaulted them in incidents over the last several years.READ MORE: I-Team: Hopkinton Drug Advertises Supply Of Ivermectin, Despite Ineffectiveness Against COVID
Those men say they didn’t report it at the time for fear of a backlash from Rosenberg.
On Monday, lawmakers will begin the process of starting an independent investigation into those claims.
Rosenberg has recused himself and won’t be involved in the investigation.MORE NEWS: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
Rosenberg said at a Friday press conference that Hefner will soon begin in-patient treatment for alcoholism.