Saturday, December 14, 2013
Prison guard caught on camera throwing inmate to ground twice
Daily Mail — A North Carolina prison officer charged with causing an inmate's death has been sentenced to three months' prison in the jail he worked at.
Markeith Council was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter after a 40-year-old prisoner in his care died from blunt force trauma to the head.
Security camera footage inside the Wake County detention center showed Council grabbing Shon Demetrius McClain and twice throwing him to the ground.
McClain, who was in jail for a misdemeanor charge, died from his injuries 13 days after the incident on June 4.
On Thursday a jury found the prison officer guilty after viewing the security camera footage of the incident.
In it, Council is seen pushing McClain away before grabbing him and throwing him to the ground twice. continue reading...