VIDEO: News Conference on Scannell Charges

Posted at: 10/31/2013 1:40 PM
Updated at: 10/31/2013 5:25 PM

Thomas Heffelfinger, Special Prosecutor
Thomas Heffelfinger, Special Prosecutor

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Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell has been charged with two counts of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct.

Eyewitness News was in Grand Marais for the press conference Thursday at 10:00 a.m.

The decision to charge Scannell was made by a grand jury from St. Louis County and was announced Thursday in a news conference by Thomas Heffelfinger, a former U.S. Attorney who was appointed to review the case, and a member of the BCA.