Syracuse-native Judge James Tormey passes away

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(WSYR-TV) — Judge James Tormey has died.

Onondaga County District Attorney Bill Fitzpatrick says Tormey passed away on Saturday morning, surrounded by his family and friends.

The Syracuse native served as 5th District Judge and justice of the Supreme Court. He previously served in the Syracuse City Court and the Onondaga County Legislature.

District Attorney Bill Fitzpatrick says he was a dear friend for more than four decades.

James Tormey was 68.


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