Ga. lawsuit to continue despite plaintiff's death

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Updated: Tue, 26 Aug 2014 01:15:27 EST

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Lawyers for a man who was mistakenly identified as his twin brother in a news release after he was arrested in Hall County say his civil suit will move forward despite their client's death.

The Times of Gainesville reported Monday (http://bit.ly/1tMu7s8 ) that 38-year-old Keary Maurice Nicely claimed defamation, invasion of privacy, malicious prosecution and intentional infliction of emotional distress in the suit.

Nicely's brother was accused of assaulting officers while nude and a release from the sheriff's office included Nicely's old booking photo and a photo of his twin brother after his arrest.

Fingerprint data alerted authorities to the mistake. A correction and apology was issued months after the release was distributed.

Nicely's attorneys wrote that a substitution of parties will be made when a legal representative is appointed.

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Information from: The Times, http://www.gainesvilletimes.com

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