ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Eight inmates, including four men charged with murder, are indicted for fighting during a riot in the Dougherty County Jail.
Prosecutors say the eight were among those who took part in a huge fight in the Dougherty County Jail October 6th.
Indicted were Harrell Hicks, Jawaski Kennedy, Dontravius Thomas, and Desmond Warren, all facing murder charges.
"Even if you the reason the person is there for pre-trial issues, if you engage in activities that resulted in this type of conduct, then that is a separate felony, that can be prosecuted and will be prosecuted in this instance," said Greg Edwards. Dougherty D. A.
Prosecutors say none of the inmates suffered serious injuries in that jail fight.