Former Pasco cop wants coroner removed from inquest
PASCO, Wash. (AP) — A former Pasco police officer involved in the fatal shooting of a Mexican immigrant last year is asking a judge to remove the Franklin County coroner from an inquest into the man's death. Ryan Flanagan's attorney filed the request Monday in Superior Court. The Tri-City Herald reports that Flanagan is concerned about comments Coroner Dan Blasdel has made in the death of Antonio Zambrano-Montes.