Inmate Attacked At Southern Regional Jail


BECKLEY– Seven southern regional jail inmates are now facing additional charges after attacking another inmate

Donovan Hunt was attacked inside his cell by inmates Bryan Allen, Orlando Davis, Marquess Forney, Michael Hodge, Carless Kinser, and Tiero Wash while Calvin Allen stood guard outside. The incident happened last week. According to court documents, the men used improvised weapons, a shank and paint balls inside of socks as weapons.

All seven inmates are now facing malicious wounding charges.

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