|Published: 9:51 AM, 12/27/2012
Author: Nelson Morais
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
NEWPORT-An inmate in the county jail hit another inmate
in the head multiple times, causing blood to come out of his ear, and requiring
medical treatment for the assault victim, on Dec. 26, the Cocke County
Sheriff's Office reported.
Officer Jody Ball stated he went into a holding cell and
saw inmate Michael Russell with his head on a mat and blood coming out of his
left ear, a report by Ball and Sgt. Corey Ball reported.
Inmate Dominique Tyler Raines allegedly stated he hit
Russell because he called him a name, according to the report.
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Newport Plain Talk.
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