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UPDATE: Cop Who's Gun Killed Daughter Returns To Work

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MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) - A Marysville police officer who was fired and then reinstated after his gun killed his 7-year-old daughter is set to return to work Friday.
    
Derek Carlile appealed his firing and last month was awarded his job back in binding arbitration.
    
The Daily Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1d4LmeP ) city officials have not said what Carlile's position will be. The 32-year-old previously worked in patrol.
    
In March 2012, Carlile left a .38-caliber revolver in a parked van with his children. His 3-year-old son found it and fatally shot his 7-year-old sister.
    
A jury was unable to reach a verdict on a manslaughter charge against Carlile. He was fired in the spring of 2013, but the Marysville Police Officers Association won a grievance case to have him reinstated.
    
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