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Prosecutor on leave after comments about African American kids

3 years 4 months 2 weeks ago July 22, 2013 Jul 22, 2013 Monday, July 22 2013 July 22, 2013 10:24 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Trey Schmaltz

BATON ROUGE- An assistant district attorney is on leave while the office investigates potentially racial comments he made at the courthouse in downtown.

The prosecutor, whose name was not released, was overheard making fun of the names of African American children. The discussion happened amid a debate about race relations and the George Zimmerman trial.

The comments were not made during proceedings but during a recess.
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