Fayette County

July 22, 2015 4:25 PM

Federal judge: Evidence of excessive force by Fayette jail officers in 2012 inmate death

A federal judge has ruled that there is evidence that officers at the Fayette County jail used excessive force on an inmate who died when he was being held in 2012. The judge ruled that claims against 12 people, including corrections officers and members of the medical staff, could proceed.

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