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TBI investigating possible excessive force in courtroom incident

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BRADLEY COUNTY, TN (WRCB) -

An incident between a corrections officer and an inmate in a Bradley County courtroom Thursday has prompted an investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

The investigation centers on whether excessive or illegal force was used by a corrections officer on an inmate who was appearing in the General Sessions Courtroom.

The sequence of events, as described by Chief Deputy Smith and Bradley County Sheriff Eric Watson initiated the investigation.

Stay with Channel 3 and WRCBtv.com for more on this developing story.

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