Civil lawsuit against sheriff dismissed

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A civil lawsuit against Richmond Sheriff C.T. Woody was thrown out of federal court this week.

Deborah Koger was a former employee of the jail and alleged she was wrongfully terminated and the victim of racial discrimination.

A judge dismissed the suit, ruling there was considerable evidence Sheriff Woody had a right to fire Koger.

Her attorney's have appealed to ruling.

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