Lawsuit filed against Shelby County regarding 2023 inmate beating

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 21, 2024 6:06 PM CT | Published: May 21, 2024 1:03 PM CT

The suit alleges the county was negligent for its role in the “hiring, training and retention” of two corrections deputies who allegedly beat an inmate at 201 Poplar.


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Aarron Fleming

Aarron Fleming

Aarron Fleming covers Memphis and Shelby County’s court system and is a member of The Daily Memphian’s public safety reporting team. He formerly covered education and earned his B.A. in journalism from the University of Memphis.

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