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updated 3:53 PM UTC, Sep 1, 2015

Monroe County DA Dies

  • Written by Brian B
  • Published in News

11-5-13

Monroe County's chief prosecutor has died.  Dan Cary passed away yesterday at his home in Sparta. 

The death was discovered after Cary had not showed up for a court appearance.  Authorities are investigating, but foul play is not suspected.  Cary was first elected the Monroe County district attorney in 2003, after serving five years as an assistant D-A.  He was honored as the state's District Attorney-of-the-Year in 2012.  Cary specialized in prosecuting some of the county's most severe criminal cases -- including homicide, sexual assault, drug, and child abuse matters.

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