State Prosecutor of Cook County, Kim Fox, to consider the controversial crime on Hawley Smolet's hate accusations, including a controversial decision to suddenly dismiss all charges against him, will be dealt with by a special prosecutor, and a judge in Illinois ruled Friday in the afternoon. 19659002] Judge of Cook County Toumin comes after a flood of criticism and a second clue about Foxx's ruling on the case where Smollett claims he was assaulted in the early morning hours of January 29 while returning home in Chicago
Tomin, according to the Chicago Tribune, said the special prosecutor could raise the charge against Smolet again.
Foxx has defended her case and has previously said she would welcome an independent investigation. But her cabinet opposed a special prosecutor, explaining that the investigation would simply duplicate the efforts of the district inspector's office that is already in progress.
Smollett, who plays hero Jamal Lyon in the television show "Empire", was charged in February by the Chicago police for faking the attack. He denies the allegations, and later prosecutors withdrew each of the 1
Toomin suggested on Friday that Fox did not consider the case by appointing a supreme assistant to control him after he retired. a relative of the actor, formerly head of the former first lady's squad, Michelle Obama, on behalf of Smolet's family, and then she explained that she had retired to avoid "even the perception of a conflict."
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In his decision, Tomin said there was no problem with the withdrawal of Foxx but that she had no right to choose one of her office to handle with
"State attorneys are obviously not meant to have unbridled authority to appoint special prosecutors," the Chicago Tribune quoted him as saying.
d The press contributed to this report.