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January 27, 2010
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Court says insurer not liable in death of Tenn. deputy

Sgt. Hubert Yancey was fatally shot during a meth lab raid by fellow officer Marty Carson

Knoxville News-Sentinel

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The insurance company that footed the bill to defend a Scott County deputy against allegations he intentionally killed his partner does not have to pick up the $5 million tab a jury assessed against him, a state appellate court has ruled.

The ruling means the widow and children of slain Scott County Sgt. Hubert "John-John" Yancey, who already contend they've been robbed of justice in the November 2003 fatal shooting, may not collect a dime in the civil penalties assessed against former lawman Marty Carson.

Full story: Court says insurer not liable in death of Tenn. deputy






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