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Wood County District Attorney's Office under investigation

Upshur County District Attorney was recently named acting prosecutor in the place of the Wood County DA after a complaint was made against the Wood County DA's office.
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WOOD COUNTY — On October 9, 2018, the Upshur County District Attorney asked that the Texas Rangers conduct an investigation in connection to the Wood County District Attorney's Office.

According to DPS, the Upshur County District Attorney was recently named acting prosecutor by an administrative district judge due to a complaint against the Wood County District Attorney's Office.

Authorities said the investigation is ongoing.