NC prison head, officer suspended
Suspensions come on the heels of allegations by 6 inmates that corrections staff forced them to perform myriad humiliating acts for the entertainment of the officers
By Sherry Matthews
The Sampson Independent
CLINTON, N.C. — Disturbing grievances leveled by inmates at Sampson Correctional Institution have placed the facility’s superintendent and a correctional officer on investigatory leave pending both an internal investigation and a possible criminal probe by the State Bureau of Investigation.
Pamela Walker, spokeswoman for the N.C. Department of Public Safety, confirmed the suspensions Wednesday morning of superintendent Lafayette Hall and correctional officer David P. Jones.
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