Florida KKK Prison Workers Accused of Plotting to Kill Black Inmate

I am so upset by this
This is why we need swift handling about really dismantling systemic racism within correctional practices in the U.S.
Based on Eric Holder’s DOJ report–The American public should demand the immediate removal of unethical guards/police
There should be ethical committee/civilian oversight committees and there should be a real dedicated focus to fixing this mess of corrections in Fl all the way to PA…This need to change.

Black America Web

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Two current and one former prison employee who all belonged to the Ku Klux Klan planned to kill a black inmate as he was released in retaliation for a fight, officials said Thursday.

The three men — Thomas Jordan Driver, 25, David Elliot Morgan, 47, and 42-year-old Charles Thomas Newcomb — each were arrested Thursday on one state count of conspiracy to commit murder, according to a statement from Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office.

Driver and Morgan are current employees of the Department of Corrections, and Newcomb is a former corrections employee. The state’s statement says Driver had the fight with the inmate.

Bondi’s office said the three were members of the Traditional American Knights of the Ku Klux Klan.

The case will be prosecuted in Columbia County in north Florida. The State Attorney’s office there did not immediately return a call seeking comment.


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