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Monday, October 05, 2009

Ind. Courts - "Governor Appoints New Madison Circuit Court Judge"

Joe Ulery reports for WIBC:

Governor Mitch Daniels has appointed a new judge to replace a Madison County judge who resigned amid an ethics investigation.

39-year-old Rudolph Pyle III is beginning his first week at his new job as Circuit Court Judge.

Pyle had been deputy prosecutor in Madison County since 2002. He also used to be an Indiana State Trooper.

Pyle, a Republican, replaces 71-year-old Fredrick Spencer, who had been judge for 26 years.

Spencer resigned last month after claims that he decided a murder suspect's sentence before the end of the case.

Pyle will finish out Spencer's term, which expires at the end of next year.

Posted by Marcia Oddi on October 5, 2009 02:52 PM
Posted to Indiana Courts