BATON ROUGE, La. – West Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Deputies booked a Louisiana State Penitentiary corrections officer Monday with just one count each of Malfeasance in Business and Basic Battery for his alleged use of excessive pressure on a prisoner.
The alleged incident took place on April 11, 2022, at the prison even though the inmate was staying placed in restraints to be escorted to recreation. The inmate sustained minor accidents together with scratches and scrapes. Louisiana Point out Penitentiary’s investigations division started the investigation right away on the officer’s unexpected emergency beeper staying activated and notified the West Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Place of work and put the corrections officer on investigative go away pending investigation.
A week-extended investigation decided that Elbert King, 30, 20 Apple Wooden Street, Natchez, Mississippi, unsuccessful to precisely report the incident, which resulted in a warrant for his arrest. King surrendered to West Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Deputies these days at the parish jail.
King continues to be on investigative depart pending the investigation. More costs are pending. King is a Sergeant and has been used at the jail given that August 20, 2019. As this is an ongoing investigation, no more facts are out there at this time.