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2 corrections officers charged with battery on handcuffed inmate

The John E. Goode Pre-trial Detention Facility, commonly referred to as the Duval County Jail.
The Duval County jail.

Two Jacksonville corrections officers have been charged with battery after an internal investigation revealed they were involved in a physical altercation with a handcuffed inmate, Undersheriff Nick Burgos announced Wednesday.

Burgos said the investigation revealed that Corrections Officers Olayemi O. Lipede and Micah P. Magwood were escorting an inmate inside the Duval County jail on Aug. 11 when the confrontation took place.

Burgos said video evidence showed the inmate “showed no resistance” during the physical altercation.

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