Three Missouri officers charged in assault of handcuffed man


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HILLSBORO, Mo. (AP) — Two eastern Missouri police officers have been charged in a jailhouse attack on a handcuffed man and a third with helping them cover it up.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that James Daly is charged with felony assault and two counts of misdemeanor assault, Bethany Zarcone is charged with a misdemeanor assault, and Allayna Campbell is charged with tampering with physical evidence. No attorneys are listed for them in online court records.

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that the assaults happened Sept. 30 at the jail inside the De Soto Police Department.

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