Former public defender denies allegations

Published 09/12 2013 10:14PM

Updated 09/13 2013 11:32AM

CHARLESTON -- A former Coles County public defender says he did not have inappropriate contact with former clients. Lonnie Lutz retired in June after 30 years on the job.

Lutz is accused of making sexual advances towards three women. He denied the allegations in a response to the State Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Committee. No charges have been filed.

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