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No criminal charges to be filed against Shanklin

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - No criminal charges will be filed against a Louisville Metro Council member, according to a prosecutor.

Louisville Metro police confirmed the special prosecutor considering Barbara Shanklin's case said there are no criminal charges to be filed.

Police had compiled details of allegations against Shanklin, then gave them to the special prosecutor for review.

LMPD considers the investigation completed.

Shanklin was being investigated for misusing Metro Government funds and programs for her own benefit.

The Louisville Metro Council could still proceed with removing Shanklin from office for ethics violations.

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