Morgan County Correctional Facility, Wartburg, Tennessee
August 18, 2015

A series of fights broke out at Morgan County C.F. including some attacks on prison guards. Two officers were seriously injured. One of them sustained a broken orbital socket, broken nose, cracked thumb and 12 stitches in his lip. Allegedely one of the prisoners who attacked the guards was a former MMA fighter.

Citations:

Tennessee Lawmakers say Prison Disturbance Worse than Reported“, Clarksville Online, August 20, 2015.

Article published: 9/24/2019

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