Knox County Jail Accused of Using Restraint Chair as 'Torture Tactics'

Attorney Troy L. Bowlin II has filed two lawsuits – one in the U.S. District Court and one in Knox County Circuit Court – accusing the Knox County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) of inappropriately using a restraint chair to punish an inmate, The Knoxville News Sentinel reports. The lawsuit named as defendants the KCSO, Sheriff Jimmy “J.J.” Jones, two jail supervisors and other jail staff including 10 nurses.

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