Sheriff: Fired deputies pepper-sprayed restrained inmate

Posted: February 11, 2013 at 11:33 a.m.

A frame from a video showing Benton County jailers restraining and pepper-spraying an inmate.

Three Benton County jailers were fired last month after using pepper spray on an inmate strapped in a restraint chair, Benton County Sheriff Kelley Cradduck said Monday.

Video captured at the Benton County Jail of an incident that <a href="http://www.nwaonline.com/news/2013/feb/11/sheriff-fired-deputies-pepper-sprayed-restrained-i/?latest">led to three jailers being fired.</a> The video shows an inmate in a restraint chair being pepper sprayed, which may be disturbing to some viewers. The mark on the inmate's cheek is visible in an earlier video of him being booked into the jail.


Benton County Jail incident

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