Updated at 1:00 p.m. with comments from the city.
The former corrections commissioner for the city of St. Louis has sued over his firing, claiming it was racially motivated.
Gene Stubblefield filed the suit today. He was fired Dec. 11, a decision upheld last month by the city's Civil Service Commission, whose members are the plaintiffs.
The St. Louis city Civil Service Commission has upheld the dismissal of former city corrections commissioner Gene Stubblefield.
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