REPORT: Top Prosecutor in Jussie Smollett Case Subpoenaed Over Dropped Charges

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The leading prosecutor that stunned the nation just weeks ago when she abruptly dropped felony charges against ‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett has reportedly been subpoenaed to justify her shocking decision in court.

“Chicago’s top prosecutor, Kim Foxx, has been subpoenaed Friday over her handling of the Jussie Smollett case, according to The Chicago-Sun Times. Foxx, Cook County’s state’s attorney, will have to appear in court after a retired appellate judge, Sheila O’Brien, filed a petition last week for a special prosecutor to probe the Smollett case, in which a 16-count indictment against the ‘Empire’ actor was dropped last month,” reports Fox News.

“Foxx’s top deputy, Joseph Magats, was also subpoenaed, and another document requested that Smollett appear at the hearing,” adds the author.

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