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Cabell County Prosecutor Sworn In As Judge

Reported: Feb. 26, 2014 3:14 PM EST
Updated: Feb. 26, 2014 3:28 PM EST
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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (Tiersa Davis) -- A longtime Cabell County prosecutor was sworn in to replace a judge who recently retired.

Chris Chiles was sworn in as a new judge in the 6th Judicial Circuit, replacing Judge David Pancake. It was standing room only in the courtroom Wednesday as Chiles took the oath. Several local dignitaries, law enforcement and Cabell County Courthouse employees packed the courtroom to watch the ceremony.

Chiles was appointed by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to replace Pancake earlier this month. Chiles will serve as judge through November until the general election.



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