Lawyers want DUI case dismissed after officer dies

June 11, 2008 4:26:12 PM PDT
Attorneys for a Lake County, Ill., judge are asking that his DUI arrest be thrown out after the death of the arresting officer in the incident.The case against Judge David Hall has been put on hold. He's also facing resisting arrest and other traffic charges.

The arresting officer, Jesse goldsmith, died of a heart attack last week at the age of 42.

Both prosecutors and the defense voiced compassion for Goldsmith during a hearing Wednesday.

Prosecutors are now trying to determine how the death of the officer will effect the case.