Baton Rouge DA recuses himself from Alton Sterling shooting death case

BATON ROUGE, LA (WCMH)) — Baton Rouge, Louisiana District Attorney Hillar Moore III recuses himself from Alton Sterling shooting death case.

Moore made a statement to reporters Monday afternoon where he explained his decision to pass any decisions on the case to another prosecutor.

“Though I have no direct relationship with either officer, I feel that it is of utmost importance that I disclose the personal relationship that I have had with each of officer Salamoni’s parents.”

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