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Thu Jun 20, 2019, 06:54 PM

Still no decision on special prosecutor in South Bend police shooting

SOUTH BEND St. Joseph County Prosecutor Ken Cotter says he is considering whether to ask for a special prosecutor to handle the investigation into the fatal police shooting of Eric Logan.

Cotter "has not made a final determination on whether requesting a special prosecutor is appropriate," according to a news release his office issued Thursday afternoon.

Since the shooting, local faith leaders, community organizers and members of the South Bend Common Council have called for an independent prosecutor to oversee the case.

An independent prosecutor is typically one brought in from an outside county to lead an investigation to help mitigate concerns about local bias.

Read more: https://www.southbendtribune.com/news/publicsafety/still-no-decision-on-special-prosecutor-in-south-bend-police/article_b623b19b-c981-55e7-b650-367279a6a441.html

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