Judge sides with Detroit in dispute over ex-prison property

April 8, 2015 11:38 AM

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A judge has ruled in favor of Detroit in a dispute over ownership of a portion of a former suburban prison site that's worth millions of dollars.

The Detroit Free Press reports (http://on.freep.com/1NTfjAF ) Wayne County Circuit Judge Robert Colombo Jr. ruled Tuesday that the city improperly lost the property to tax foreclosure and the 190-acre parcel, part of the former Detroit House of Corrections, should revert back to Detroit.

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