Civ. No. 87-77-ALB/AMER(DF).

747 F.Supp. 694 (1990)

Robert WRIGHT, Sr., individually and as Administrator of the Estate of Robert Wright, Jr., and for the benefit of his next of kin; and Ruby Wright, individually, Plaintiffs, v. Lamar WHIDDON, individually and as Sheriff of Turner County; Turner County, Georgia; City of Ashburn, Georgia; J.I. Youngblood, individually and as Mayor of the City of Ashburn; Elbert Bean, individually and as Chief of Police of the City of Ashburn; and Scotty Ireland, individually and as a Police Officer of the City of Ashburn, Defendants.

United States District Court, M.D. Georgia, Albany/Americus Division.

September 10, 1990.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Larry B. Mims, Tifton, Ga., Willie Abrams, Asst. Gen. Counsel, NAACP Special Contribution Fund, Baltimore, Md., for plaintiffs.

Peter Zack Geer, Edgar B. Wilkin, Jr., Albany, Ga., George M. Peagler, Jr., O. Hale Almand, Jr., Macon, Ga., for defendants.

FITZPATRICK, District Judge.

Plaintiffs Robert Wright, Sr. and Ruby Wright filed the above styled complaint pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 to recover damages for the wrongful death of and deprivation of rights held by plaintiffs' decedent, Robert Wright, Jr., under the fourth, fifth, and fourteenth amendments to the Constitution of the United States and under the laws of the State of Georgia. Plaintiffs subsequently agreed to dismiss defendant J.I. Youngblood,...

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