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Deputies’ Talk Violated Defendant’s Rights (access required)

A Floyd County Circuit Court grants defendant’s motion to suppress statements he made to officers when they continued questioning him after he stated he wanted a lawyer. Defendant was in custody, in a jail cell. Two sheriff’s deputies were standing just outside the jail cell. One deputy read defendant his Miranda rights. Defendant stated he wished ...