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Mayfield family plans lawsuit,
charges against Madison

Clarion Ledger [Jackson, MS], by Geoff Pender & Emily Le Coz,

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 7/1/2014 8:08:43 AM

Mark Mayfield´s family plans to sue or bring charges against the city of Madison, its police department or "anyone responsible" after Mayfield´s apparent suicide Friday. Mayfield´s relatives, already angered over his arrest in May in the U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran photo scandal, say Madison police were trespassing when they showed up at his home in Ridgeland after he apparently shot himself. They say Mayfield´s arrest was politically motivated by supporters of Cochran and drove him to suicide. "The funeral is (Tuesday), but the first of next week, we will be suing the city of Madison," said Mayfield´s nephew, Ridgeland Alderman Wesley Hamlin.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 7/1/2014 8:16:23 AM     (No. 9906640)

I´ll just bet that the city of Madison has an indemnity clause in their legalese.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 7/1/2014 8:48:25 AM     (No. 9906676)

JohnMcCain: Cochran´s Tactics Against
Tea Party In MS Worth Emulating
Breitbart´s Big Government, by AWR Hawkins

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Reply 3 - Posted by: eoddad, 7/1/2014 8:53:54 AM     (No. 9906688)

Why would Madison PD be responding in adjacent Ridgeland? HMM. The mayor of Madison is probably a key player in MS Est. Politics. She runs the city like its her fiefdom.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Lucky4, 7/1/2014 11:25:43 AM     (No. 9906942)

It is sad he could not just ride it out. What they did was minor compared to so much that goes on every day in campaigns.

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