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Longtime Lanett city official fired following allegations of missing funds

LANETT, AL (WTVM) – An investigation is underway following allegations of missing funds with Lanett’s Parks and Recreation Department.

Lanett Mayor Kyle McCoy confirms that the Director of Lanett's Park and Recreation Department, Ronnie Tucker, was terminated last month. Tucker was with that department for nearly 20 years.

Mayor McCoy says he can't speak further because it's a personnel matter.

Chief Assistant District Attorney, Damon Lewis says he met with city leaders about possible allegations involving the department.

Lewis says allegations involving misappropriation of funds will be investigated by an outside state agency.      

We've reached out to the Lanett Police Department to see if they are investigating, but they did not have a comment for us at this time.

This is a developing story, we will have more details as they become available.

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