Inmate attacked by co-defendants in case
Published 12:00 am Saturday, January 16, 2016
LaGRANGE — Troup County Sheriff’s Office investigators announced Friday they charged three inmates for attacking another inmate inside the jail.
According to investigators, Kendrick J. Smith, 23; Michael F. Ford, 19, and Joe D. Weldon, 21, were each charged with one count of aggravated assault and one count of influencing a witness.
The inmates reportedly attacked Antonio Harris, another inmate in the jail and a co-defendant in an upcoming Troup County Superior Court case, TCSO officials stated.
Investigators said Harris allegedly refused to perjure himself and was attacked inside the jail.
Harris sustained a serious laceration to his face and other injuries, officials said.