Dunavant to resign as U.S. Attorney

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 10, 2021 3:32 PM CT | Published: February 10, 2021 3:21 PM CT
<strong>U.S. Attorney Michael Dunavant (shown in a 2019 photo) will resign his position as the top federal prosecutor for the Western District of Tennessee, effective Feb. 28.</strong> (Daily Memphian file)

U.S. Attorney Michael Dunavant (shown in a 2019 photo) will resign his position as the top federal prosecutor for the Western District of Tennessee, effective Feb. 28. (Daily Memphian file)

The top federal prosecutor for the Western District of Tennessee, which includes Memphis, was appointed in 2017 by then-President Donald Trump.

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Yolanda Jones covers criminal justice issues and general assignment news for The Daily Memphian. She previously was a reporter at The Commercial Appeal.


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