Whitfield County deputy accused of beating his 9-year-old son placed on leave

Whitfield County deputy accused of beating his 9-year-old son placed on leave

April 26th, 2019 by Tyler Jett in Breaking News

Tracy Dale Davis

Tracy Dale Davis

Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press.

The Whitfield County deputy charged with beating his 9-year-old son has been placed on leave. 

Whitfield County Sheriff's Office Captain Paul Woods said Deputy Tracy Dale Davis is on administrative leave.

In addition to the criminal charges, Woods said, the deputy faces an internal investigation at the sheriff's office.

Davis allegedly hit the boy in the head and upper body multiple times, threw him and choked him.