Lawyers agree to keep sheriff’s deposition in Metcalf case sealed

Lawyers on both sides of a lawsuit focused on the death of Holding Center inmate Richard A. Metcalf Jr. have agreed to keep the depositions of Sheriff Timothy B. Howard and two of his top aides sealed, one of the attorneys said Wednesday.

Jim Brown, whose Brown Chiari law firm represents Metcalf’s father, said his team and lawyers defending the county have agreed not to revisit State Supreme Court Justice Mark J. Grisanti’s order sealing the testimony of Howard, Undersheriff Mark N. Wipperman and Jail Management Superintendent Thomas Diina.


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