DETROIT -

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym L. Worthy's office says she will lose 22 attorneys, 3 investigators and a weekend clerical staff.

The Prosecutor's Office said Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano notified the office of the layoffs on Thursday. All of the employees are employed as Project Consultants.

View: Wayne County prosecutor's news release on layoffs

"This news release is coming late in the day because as a matter of common courtesy we wanted to let all of our Project Consultants affected by the County's layoffs receive the news in person," said Worthy in a Friday news release.