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Judge removes herself from county treasurer cases

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The judge overseeing the case of a central Indiana treasurer charged with mishandling public money and a lawsuit aimed at removing him from office has disqualified herself from both cases.

The Star Press reports Delaware Circuit Judge Marianne Vorhees will not preside over the cases involving County Treasurer John Dorer. The move comes three days after Dorer's attorneys in the criminal case filed a motion asking her to recuse herself, suggesting she and the county's other circuit court judge might be called as defense witnesses.

Dorer was charged in April with 47 counts, 44 of which involve failing to deposit public funds within 24 hours as required by state law.

Vorhees has asked that the Indiana Supreme Court to appoint a special judge to preside over the criminal case.

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