NJ Detective's Suit Tossed Over Probe Into Couple's Deaths

A New Jersey state judge has tossed a detective's whistleblower lawsuit alleging he was transferred to another unit in retaliation for complaining about the improper handling and destruction of evidence from the so-called murder-suicide of a prominent hospital executive and his wife.

Yolanda Ciccone, assignment judge in the Somerset/Hunterdon/Warren vicinage, on Friday granted a motion from the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office to dismiss detective Jeffrey Scozzafava's lawsuit against the agency in connection with the investigation into the September 2014 deaths of former Cooper Health System CEO...

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