Judge Rules In Favor Of Richland County Sheriff In Civil Lawsuit

(Columbia, SC) - A judge is ruling in favor of Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott in a civil lawsuit that alleged misconduct. 

Kendrick McMillian claimed he was unlawfully arrested by deputies in 2015 and suffered a heat-related injury while in custody. 

The judge found there was not enough evidence to back up claims of negligence or unlawful arrest.

McMillian had been seeking 600-thousand dollars in damages.

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