Kanawha Asst Prosecutor Fired

No word yet on what exactly led to the firing, but the Kanawha County assistant prosector is without a job today. Assistant Prosecutor Maryclaire Akers was fired Tuesday, after working with Kanawha County prosecutor Mark Plants' since 1999. At one time Akers was his chief of staff. There are reports Plants will promote another assistant prosecutor to circuit courts and he'll also hire a new assistant prosecuting attorney. Akers is married to Charleston attorney J.B. Akers, and has three children - a 7 year old and two 5-year-old twins.