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Six Elayn Hunt correctional officers on leave after excessive force allegations

5 months 1 week 4 days ago January 12, 2017 Jan 12, 2017 Thursday, January 12 2017 January 12, 2017 6:53 PM in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE – Six Elayn Hunt correctional officers have been placed on leave after state officials say they are investigating excessive force allegations.

According to a statement from the Department of Corrections, the alleged incident occurred earlier this week at the correctional center in St. Gabriel.

State officials say the officers were placed on administrative leave immediately and the department has launched an investigation.

DOC says more details will be available once the investigation is complete.

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