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Three Florida correctional officers arrested for beating inmate

Three Florida correctional officers arrested for beating inmate
Three Florida correctional officers arrested for beating inmate
Posted at 2:07 AM, Nov 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-29 02:34:21-05

TAYLOR COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) - The Florida Department of Corrections arrested three correctional officers for the beating of an inmate. 

Correctional officer Steven Hall, correctional officer Kenneth Hightower and Sergeant Richard Tuten worked at the Taylor Correctional Institution.

Hightower is charged with battery of an inmate, and Hall and Tuten are charged with battery of an inmate and falsifying reports after attacking an inmate unjustly, according to an affidavit.

The inmate suffered from non-life threatening injuries.

Following the arrests, the officers were transported to the Taylor County Jail.