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TWO PLACED ON LEAVE WITH PAY

Stone County Jail Shake-Up

The warden, and chief of security at the Stone County jail are no longer on the job amid allegations of inmate abuse.

Sheriff Mike Ballard says an inmate has accused the officers of beating him. The sheriff says he takes such allegations seriously Ballard says he's put the warden and security chief on administrative leave with pay pending results of an internal investigation.

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