CIVIL RIGHTS COMPLAINTS FILED AGAINST WALKER COUNTY JAILERS

According to a report on the KBTX website, former Walker County Jail inmate, 33-year-old Stephen Gambrell, has filed a federal civil rights complaint against two Walker County Jailers. According to the article, the two have also been indicted and charged with hate crimes under Texas law.

According to the story, in July 2016 Gambrell was severely beaten by Sgt. Matthew Beamon and James Stephens while the booking process was underway, following his arrest for a Class C misdemeanor.

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