Former Baltimore Top Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby Files for Divorce from City Council President

Former Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby has filed for divorce from her husband, City Council President Nick Mosby. The couple had been married for over 20 years and have two children together.

The Filing

According to court documents obtained by Baltimore banner, Marilyn Mosby filed for divorce on July 20, 2023, citing “irreconcilable differences.” The records indicate that the couple has been separated since May 2023 and that Mosby is seeking joint legal and physical custody of their children.

The Couple’s Public Profile

Marilyn Mosby and Nick Mosby have been prominent figures in Baltimore’s political scene for years. Marilyn Mosby was the city’s top prosecutor from 2015 to 2023, during which time she gained national attention for her efforts to prosecute police officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray. Nick Mosby has been a member of the Baltimore City Council since 2011 and was elected council president in 2016.

The couple has also been the subject of controversy in recent years. In 2022, both Mosbys were indicted on perjury and fraud charges related to their purchase of several properties in Baltimore. They have denied any wrongdoing and are currently awaiting trial.

The Impact on Baltimore’s Political Landscape

The divorce filing comes at a time of political upheaval in Baltimore. Marilyn Mosby resigned as state’s attorney in February 2023, citing personal reasons. Nick Mosby has faced calls to resign from his position as city council president in the wake of the indictments against him and his wife.

The divorce could further complicate matters for both Mosbys, as they navigate their legal troubles and the fallout from their political careers. It remains to be seen how the divorce will impact Baltimore’s political landscape, but it is sure to be closely watched by many in the city.

In the meantime, Marilyn Mosby has remained largely out of the public eye since her resignation, while Nick Mosby has continued to serve as city council president. The couple has not yet commented publicly on the divorce filing.

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