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JACKSON, Tenn. (FOX13) -

UPDATE: Madison County Sheriff David Woolfork has been suspended according to the Sheriff's office.

FOX13 is following this story and will continue to bring you the latest developments as they come in.

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Two Madison County Sheriff's Office employees will be receiving big checks thanks to a settlement reached in a sexual harassment case against Sheriff David Woolfork.

Sheriff Woolfork was accused of harassing Lt. Lisa Balderrama and Deputy Sharon Sangster on different occasions.

Lt. Balderrama's claim was settled for $130,000 while Deputy Sangster's claim was settled for $210,000.

Meanwhile, a lawsuit has been filed to remove Sheriff Woolfork from office before his term expires in September.

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