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Jailer on trial for abusing inmate

January 6, 2004

Albany - A former Dougherty County jailer is on trial.

Santos Ruiz-Gonzalez is accused of hitting inmate Kelvin Clark in the head with handcuffs while his hands were cuffed behind his back.

Ruiz-Gonzalez is charged with deprivation of rights, conspiracy and witness tampering and false declaration. The trial will continue Wednesday.

posted at 5:40PM by kathryn.simmons@walb.com