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Pa. Attorney General's Office To Prosecute Case Against Somerset County DA

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

SOMERSET COUNTY (KDKA) -- The state Attorney General's Office will prosecute the case against the Somerset County District Attorney.

Jeffrey Thomas faces several charges, including rape.

A woman in Windber alleges that he assaulted her in her home last month.

After a hearing on Friday, his lawyer said Thomas denies any wrongdoing.

Our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette report that Thomas is taking a leave of absence in response to the charges but will not be resigning.

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