Linam case "settled"
Published 10:41 am Monday, March 15, 2010
Terry Desmond Linam will enter a pretrial diversion program in a child abuse case, court officials said Monday.
Linam, 44, had been charged with three counts of aggravated child abuse and three counts of domestic violence. Charges against him will eventually be dropped, his attorney Laura Grantham said Monday morning.
"The case has been settled," she said.
Charges against Linam's wife, Tracy, had already been dropped.
Grantham said she was not satisfied by the agreement, but thought it was best for Linam.
"We've reached what we feel is a good option for our client," she said. "He never should have been here."
The grand jury indictment in the case alleged several acts of physical abuse against Linam's children.
For more on the case, see Wednesday's edition of The Atmore Advance.