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Carlile no longer employed by Marysville Police Department
MARYSVILLE — As a result of the findings of a Marysville Police Department internal affairs investigation, Officer Derek Carlile's employment with the city of Marysville has been terminated, effective immediately as of Monday, May 6.
Carlile was sworn into the Marysville Police Department on Sept. 28, 2009, and charged with second degree manslaughter by the Snohomish County Prosecutor's Office on March 22, 2012, in connection with the accidental shooting death of his 7-year-old daughter, Jenna, on March 11, 2012.
Carlile pled not guilty, and his case ended in a mistrial in Snohomish County Superior Court in Everett on Nov. 13, 2012, due to a deadlocked jury.
The Snohomish County Prosecutor's Office declined to retry Carlile, but the Marysville Police Department's internal affairs investigation into the case began after the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office had completed its own investigation.
No further comment by the city of Marysville is expected to be made on this matter.