REPORT: Prosecutor recuses herself from Jussie Smollett investigation

ABC7CHICAGO.COM:

CHICAGO — Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx has recused herself from the investigation surrounding the alleged attack on “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett, her office told ABC News on Tuesday.

“Out of an abundance of caution, the decision to recuse herself was made to address potential questions of impartiality based upon familiarity with potential witnesses in the case,” a spokeswoman told ABC News via email.

The article goes on to state the following:

First Assistant State’s Attorney Joseph Magats will act as the state’s attorney for this matter, a spokeswoman for Foxx’s office said.

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