State Supreme Court denies Huntsville police officer’s immunity appeal

State Supreme Court denies Huntsville police officer’s immunity appeal

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - The Alabama State Supreme Court decided Friday that it would not hear an appeal from a Huntsville police officer charged with murder.

Attorneys for officer William Darby were requesting that the State Supreme Court review a lower’s decision denying Darby immunity from prosecution.

The original decision was made by a Madison Circuit Judge. The Supreme Court’s refusal to review the decision could pave the way for Darby to head to trial. So far a trial date has not been set.

He’s charged with the murder of 49-year-old Jeffrey Parker. Darby shot Parker while on-duty in April of 2018.

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