DA Wamp asks Chief Homicide Prosecutor to resign

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) — Hamilton County district attorney’s office asked Chief Homicide Prosecutor Michael Dowd to resign.

They asked Dowd to resign on Sunday, April 30.

D.A. Coty Wamp sent out this statement on the matter:

“Multiple factors were considered when making this decision and the resignation cannot be attributed to one single incident. This will in no way affect the prosecution of pending homicides in Hamilton County or our focus on violent crime.”

Their statement added that this position is important to their office. And they will soon announce who will take Dowd’s place.


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