From the article: “An Orleans Parish Prison guard is facing criminal charges for allegedly punching a handcuffed inmate three times in the face on Christmas day.”
Gotta love this: the inmate cussed at the deputy, so what is the natural course of action, you ask?
“Deputy Mallery explained he felt the need to defend himself and he struck inmate Muse with a closed fist,” according to court records. “Deputy Mallery concluded by stating he did not realize inmate Muse was restrained with handcuffs at the time of the incident.”
Read more about this stellar chain of events here.