Wayne Co. Judge Richard Skutt dies after collapsing in courthouse

Wayne County Circuit Court Judge Richard Skutt died Monday, FOX 2's Charlie Langton has learned. 

Skutt, who handled criminal cases for the Third Judicial Circuit of Michigan, collapsed in the courthouse Monday at lunch time and later died, according to judges Gregory Bill and David Groner.

According to Ballotpedia, Skutt was appointed by former Gov. Jennifer Granholm in 2004 and was elected in 2006 and re-elected in 2008 and 2014.

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