News partner KARK reports
that six people — two Pope County jail deputies and four inmates — have been charged in the assault of a jail inmate.
The deputies were charged for having knowledge of the planned assault. The inmate was treated at a hospital and released. Sheriff Shane Jones has so far declined to provide other details of the assault, but said he wouldn't tolerate improper activity.
The State Police is participating in the investigation. The deputies charged were William Tarvin and Zachary Sink.