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Shelby County criminal court Judge Otis Higgs has died

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(WMC-TV) – Shelby County criminal court judge and CME church pastor, Otis Higgs has died.

Officials confirmed Higgs passed away at Baptist Hospital Friday, Feb. 15.

He was 75 years old.

At this time, a cause of death has not been released.

Higgs was re-elected to the bench in 1998 after having served as judge in the early 1970s.

He was a four-time candidate for Memphis mayor and briefly served as interim sheriff.

Check back with WMCTV.COM, we'll have more on Judge Otis Higgs as plans are announced celebrating his life of service to Memphis.  

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