Kent Co. Prosecutor stepping down after 30 years

Posted at 11:01 AM, Jan 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-05 23:34:40-05

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Kent County Prosecutor William Forsyth announced Tuesday morning that after 30 years, he is stepping aside.

Forsyth released a statement saying that "It has been an honor to represent the citizens of Kent County and I will be forever grateful for their support and for the privilege of having served as their prosecuting attorney."

Forsyth has been with Kent County for a total of 42 years, 30 years as the elected chief prosecutor.

Check out the full statement:

Forsyth Not Seeking Re-election