Lead Atty In Stevens Corruption Case Commits Suicide

Law360, New York (September 27, 2010, 6:03 PM EDT) -- A federal prosecutor facing misconduct allegations over the handling of a corruption case against late Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens committed suicide over the weekend, according to his lawyer.

Nicholas Marsh, one of the lead attorneys in the case against Stevens in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, was “a lovely sensitive guy who loved being a federal prosecutor,” Robert D. Luskin of Patton Boggs LLP said in an e-mailed statement. “His death was an awful loss.”

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