Where a woman who argued that an officer’s violation of her right to counsel led to a confession that caused her to be imprisoned brought a common-law negligence claim against the officer, the allegedly negligent interrogation was a discretionary act performed in the course of his duties, so the suit is prohibited by the doctrine of official immunity.
Judgment is affirmed.
Harris v. Presson (MLW No. 67018/Case No. ED100751 – 6 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, Van Amburg, J.) Appealed from circuit court, St. Charles County, Pelikan, J. (Gregory R. Futhey for appellant) (Victor S. Williams for respondent).
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