Criminal Justice

Brickbat: In the Jailhouse Now

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Former Wilcox County, Georgia, jailer Casey Owens has pleaded guilty to failing to report witnessing then-Sheriff Stacy Bloodsworth, his son, and others assault three inmates. In his plea, Owens also admitted he was present when the Bloodsworths and others made up a cover story for the beatings. He is the third person to plead guilty in the case. Charges are still pending against the former sheriff and his son.

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