a group of 28 Dam from a prison in the south Indiana Two civil lawsuits have been filed against the Clark County Sheriff’s Department in Jeffersonville, Indiana. They allege that on 24 October 2021 they were assaulted and raped by a group of prisoners one after the other Officer sold the keys From the part of the prison where the women live.
According to the lawsuit, the officer, David Lowehe received $1,000 In return, around 11:30 pm, the two men were allowed to enter the women’s wing and threatened to kill them if they tried to seek help from the jail staff. with face covered So that he could not be identified, he started shouting and threatened to hurt him if he pressed the button. emergency call button,
These two prisoners groped and intimidated prisoner, and then they gave more prisoners access to that space. Many men broke into the cells, grabbing and sexual assault The captives undressed them, touched them and exposed their private parts. some women were forced hide in the bathroom or in «dark corner« From her bedroom.
attack goes hoursand at least two prisoners were raped Brutal and persistent attacks.
Litigation also demands responsibility sheriff’s office Clark County, who defended himself in a statement, said the incident was “the result of unexpected criminal actions by a corrections officer.” shamelesssthe person in question chose discard their training, ethics and morals And he unilaterally decided to mortgage his career and his future by allowing prisoners access to the keys to the prison.”
David Lowe had previously shown misconduct, believed to have smuggled a prisoner and assisted in the escape. He will face trial at the end of the year. According to officials, the person was investigated soon after the incident Arrested and fired.
Although the incident had long involved several male prisoners and dozens of victims, not a single prison officer on duty that night came to the aid of the plaintiffs and other victims.
In addition, the Clark County Jail is attended by Reality Show DA&E « In 60 Days», in which a group of contestants pose as prisoners. A lawyer for the women said, “Strategic cameras were left in the jail on the day of the incident.” It may help to prove the women’s version