Latest: Governor's office says Finch will be reinstated 'immediately'
Oct. 31, 2013 12:00 PM
Within hours of this afternoon's acquittal, Gov. Rick Scott issued an executive order reinstating Liberty County Sheriff Nick Finch to his position "effective immediately."
“I would like to thank the members of the jury in Liberty County for their service in this trial," Scott said in a statement. "I would also like to thank Interim Sheriff Buddy Money for his service to the state of Florida."