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Calhoun County settles lawsuit against falsely accused Marshall woman

Calhoun County settles lawsuit against Lorinda Swain. (WWMT File)

A Marshall woman who spent eight years in prison after her adoptive son accused her of sexual abuse is settling a lawsuit with Calhoun County.

Court documents reveal Lorinda Swain has agreed to drop a lawsuit against Calhoun County in exchange for nearly $2 million.

Swain was released from prison in 2009 after the her adoptive son recanted his claims.

Swain's lawsuit claimed Detective Guy Picketts talked to her ex-boyfriend before her trial and did not reveal the interview to her attorneys.

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