Judge Orders Boykin Civil Case To Move Forward

COLUMBUS (WCBI) – A surprising twist in the civil case filed by Former Columbus Officer Canyon Boykin against the city.
A federal judge has denied a request to stay the civil case until the end of Boykin’s criminal case.   Both the city and Boykin’s counsel had agreed to the delay but Judge Sharion Aycock has denied the request That means the civil case where Boykin is attempting to get his job back will continue even as the manslaughter case against him goes through the criminal court system.   In fact a conference in the civil case has been set for Monday.   Boykin was indicted September 7th on a manslaughter charge in connection with the October 2015 shooting death of Ricky Balll

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