The officer was soon “relieved of duty” and placed on administrative leave, according to the Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman Amber Smith.
Authorities seeking Palmer’s extradition have described him as an accomplice to the illegal hunt. But they have not specified what charges might be laid against him, meaning it is unclear what penalty he could face if he is tried and convicted.
HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe intends to seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and shot with a bow and a gun, and the process has already begun, a Cabinet minister said Friday. In the Zimbabwean government's first official comment on the killing of Cecil the lion, the