Wells v. Payment et al

Filing 23

ORDER dismissing defendant Correctional Officer Jeff re 3 Amended Complaint filed by Willie Wells. Signed by Judge Kristine G. Baker on 02/27/2013. (jak)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS JONESBORO DIVISION WILLIE WELLS v. PLAINTIFF 3:12-cv-00251 KGB-JTK OFFICER PAYMENT, et al. DEFENDANTS ORDER Plaintiff filed an Amended Complaint on December 17, 2012 (Dkt. No. 3), which renders his original Complaint (Dkt. No. 1) without legal effect. See In re Atlas Van Lines, Inc., 209 F.3d 1064, 1067 (8th Cir. 2000). Therefore, defendant Correctional Officer Jeff, who is not named in the Amended Complaint, is hereby DISMISSED. See Barnes v. United States, 111 Fed. Appx. 441, 443 (8th Cir. 2004) (noting that certain defendants had been dismissed by virtue of their absence from plaintiff’s amended complaint). SO ORDERED this 27th day of February, 2013. ____________________________________ Kristine G. Baker United States District Judge

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