Latest News from News 3

Las Vegas News | Weather | Sports | Traffic - MyNews3

Clark County hit with $10 million lawsuit

Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Updated: 12/18/2012 7:07 pm
LAS VEGAS (KSNV & MyNews3) -- A Nigerian immigrant who prosecutors failed to convict twice after charging him in the death of a toddler is suing Clark County for $10 million.

Victor Fakoya and his attorney announced the civil rights lawsuit filing this afternoon.

Fakoya spent more than two years behind bars and went through two trials before being acquitted in December 2010.

The suit claims the county violated Fakoya's right to be with his family when prosecutors charged him again in family court.

The county has not responded to the suit.



Popular Right Now:
Woman on scooter killed in 5-vehicle accident

Updated: 11/27/2014 9:38:23 AM

Thanksgiving celebrated at Nellis AFB 

Updated: 11/27/2014 8:04:00 PM

(Sandra Gonzalez / KSNV News 3)

All content © Copyright 2014 Chesapeake Media I, LLC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service
You may also view our Sitemap.

FCC assistance for any person with disabilities can be provided by contacting us at

KSNV Profile & Public Inspection Files

2014 NBCUniversal Media, LLC. All rights reserved. Portions by Broadcast Interactive Media


Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.