Former Supreme Court Justice Schroder dies

FORT MITCHELL, Ky. (AP) - The family of former Kentucky Supreme Court Justice Wil Schroder says he has died. His cousin, Kenton County Judge-executive Steve Arlinghaus, told The Kentucky Enquirer ( that the 67-year-old passed away late Saturday night.

Schroder retired from the court in January after being diagnosed with a brain tumor.

Before being elected to an eight-year term on the Supreme Court in 2006, he served on the Court of Appeals for 15 years and as a trial judge on Kenton District Court for nearly eight years.

In May, Northern Kentucky Bar Association honored Schroder with its Legacy of Justice Award.

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