RICHMOND, MO – The assistant prosecuting attorney in Ray County has been fired for reasons cited as ‘unethical.’

According to Richmond Daily News, assistant, John C. Parker was reportedly fired for several issues, including those of a clerical nature. Parker accused prosecuting attorney, Camille Johnston, of practicing dirty politics. He also intimated he had done nothing unethical.

Parker, a former intern in Johnston’s office was hired as a full time assistant in September 2017 because of burgeoning caseload.