LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The hearing officer of the Indiana Disciplinary Commission has recommended that the Indiana Supreme Court issue a public reprimand against Floyd County Prosecutor Keith Henderson over his actions in the David Camm case.
The recommendation came down on Wednesday, Aug. 3.
Specifically, the recommendation found that Henderson's pursuit of a deal to write a book about the case between Camm's second and third trials violated an ethics rule prohibiting attorneys from negotiating publicity rights arising from representation of their clients.
"The Hearing Officer recommends that Respondent, Keith A. Henderson, receive a public reprimand to make clear to all public attorneys that they should not allow personal interests [to] enter into their public representation," the recommendation concludes.
The hearing officer's recommendation must now go before the Indiana Supreme Court, which must choose whether to accept or reject it.
WDRB News has reached out to Henderson's office. On Thursday afternoon, Henderson's office told us that the prosecutor is withholding all comments until after the Indiana Supreme Court rules on the recommendation.