(WJBF) – The Washington County District Attorney is expected to announce whether criminal charges will be filed against 3 officers involved in the death of a man who has in custody.
Those 3 Sheriff’s Deputies who were suspended during the investigation have now been fired.
Sheriff Thomas Smith says Michael Howell, Rhett Scott and Lee Copeland responded to a call of a suspicious person in July.
When they tried to take Eurie Martin into custody, he was tased and later died.
Sheriff Smith says the deputies violated sheriff’s office procedures.