3 Bradley jailers indicted over inmate hanging

File Photo by Angela Lewis/Chattanooga Times Free Press Dec 5, 2013— The Bradley County Jail is in Cleveland, Tenn.
photo District Attorney General Steve Crump, at podium, speaks Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016 after Donnie Brantley was arraigned in the Bradley County Criminal Court. Also present are Lt. David Shoemaker, Det. Zech Pike, Capt. Steve Pike, Sheriff Eric Watson and Calvin Rockholt, from left.

Three corrections officers at the Bradley County Jail are charged with falsifying records and failing to perform their duties in connection with the hanging death of an inmate earlier this year.

The three were indicted this week and turned themselves in for booking today, according to a news release from the 10th Judicial District Attorney's office.

Gabriel Nathaniel Black is charged with official misconduct, tampering with evidence and tampering with governmental records.

Timothy Jason Boyd and Ronald Joshua Reddish are charged with official misconduct.

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