Missouri inmate alleges he was raped, and guard didn't help

1 year 6 months 3 weeks ago Monday, May 15 2017 May 15, 2017 Monday, May 15, 2017 1:39:13 PM CDT May 15, 2017 in News
By: The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY (AP) — An embattled Kansas City, Missouri, jail has been sued by a man alleging he was raped by another inmate, and a guard did nothing to help.

The lawsuit, filed May 9, alleges the female guard at the Jackson County Detention Center gave cocaine to the man assaulting Ryan Dumas during the attack in September.

A county spokeswoman did not immediately respond to messages seeking comment.

Last month, a federal indictment accused four former corrections officers at the jail of assaulting a shackled inmate.

In another lawsuit, two former inmates alleged that sewage often backed up in their cells, but jail staff refused to do anything about it.

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