Bristol County D.A. Sam Sutter Elected Mayor Of Fall River

December 17, 2014 11:21 AM
Bristol County D.A. Sam Sutter Elected Mayor Of Fall River
" FALL RIVER (CBS) – There’s a new mayor in Fall River.

Mayor Will Flanagan conceded a mayoral recall election Tuesday night to Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter.

Sutter’s office is currently prosecuting Aaron Hernandez in the 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd. Jury selection begins next month.

According to the Fall River Herald News, Flanagan will stay in office until Sutter’s election is qualified on December 26.

Sutter will serve the rest of Flanagan’s term until November.

It’s not clear what impact, if any, Sutter’s election will have on the Hernandez trial.

Sutter was one of seven challengers in a two-part vote "

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