Tiller Prosecuter Paid $25,000

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) _ The attorney general's office finally has paid a special prosecutor who handled a case against abortion provider Dr. George Tiller.

Don McKinney, a Wichita attorney, had a contract for up to $25,000. In July 2007, he submitted an invoice saying he'd done $35,000 worth of work.

McKinney was hired in December 2006, just before then-Attorney General Phill Kline left office. Paul Morrison, who'd defeated Kline that year, fired McKinney.

Morrison disputed items in McKinney's invoice. McKinney suggested Morrison was breaching the contract.

Morrison left office Jan. 31 because of a sex scandal.

Last week, McKinney waived any legal claims. New Attorney General Stephen Six paid him the $25,000, the office confirmed.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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