11 Texas Sheriff Workers Fired, 6 Suspended in Inmate Death


Authorities in the Houston area say ten detention officers and a deputy have been fired after an inmate died in February from head injuries eleven terminations were announced by Harris County sheriff ed Gonzalez whose apologized to the family of two quarry Simmons and says their trust has been betrayed an internal affairs investigation found Simmons had gotten into two physical fights with detention officers February sixteenth Simmons was evaluated at a jail clinic and supposed to get X. rayed but didn't he was found unresponsive in his cell the next day the officers are accused of excessive force failing to document the use of force not intervening when a fellow officer used force and making false statements to investigators there's also a criminal case under way six other detention officers have been suspended and placed on probation I'm Jackie Quinn

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