Prison guards face civil suit in attack on Virginia prisoner Frank ‘Outlaw’ Reid

Posted: November 3, 2013 by rainbowwarriorlizzie in Uncategorized

Moorbey'z Blog

by J.J. Heyward

Big Stone Gap, Va. – On Monday, Oct. 28, a jury began hearing testimony in a civil suit filed against four prison guards in Wise County, Virginia, for an attack on Wallens Ridge prisoner Frank Reid in July 2009. Reid filed the suit after defeating prison officials’ charges of aggravated assault in the same incident. Reid is charging the guards with violating his constitutional rights as a prisoner of the Virginia Department of Corrections (VA-DOC), including the right to due process, equal protection, and the right to be free from unlawful search and seizure.

Frank 'Outlaw' Reid 'Justice for Outlaw'On July 10, 2009, Reid was brutally attacked and beaten by guards at Wallens Ridge State Prison, when three officers and a sergeant yelled racist slurs as they tackled him to the ground, kicked and punched him repeatedly, then bashed his head into the concrete floor. After the attack…

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