View Full Version : ARTICLE: Missouri corrections dept. destroyed videos of shackled inmate


StormChild
11-01-2009, 08:40 AM
ST. LOUIS -- The Missouri Department of Corrections intentionally destroyed videotapes to "suppress the truth" of the 17 hours a prisoner spent shackled upright and handcuffed to a restraining bench, a federal judge has ruled.

U.S. District Judge Richard Dorr said in a decision filed Monday he will instruct the jury at Darrin Walker's Nov. 9 civil rights trial that the missing videotapes would have been unfavorable to the department.

Find the entire article here (http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/laworder/story/AFC7CD56EA88FC218625765E003AF7EE?OpenDocument)

sag
11-05-2009, 03:34 PM
ST. LOUIS -- The Missouri Department of Corrections intentionally destroyed videotapes to "suppress the truth" of the 17 hours a prisoner spent shackled upright and handcuffed to a restraining bench, a federal judge has ruled.

U.S. District Judge Richard Dorr said in a decision filed Monday he will instruct the jury at Darrin Walker's Nov. 9 civil rights trial that the missing videotapes would have been unfavorable to the department.

Find the entire article here (http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/laworder/story/AFC7CD56EA88FC218625765E003AF7EE?OpenDocument)

The comments to this article are just f'ing disturbing -- that is all I can say....

StormChild
11-05-2009, 04:45 PM
I usually don't read the comments because they really get to me. I wonder sometimes if that's what everybody thinks of us and our loved ones.

Hardt
11-05-2009, 10:38 PM
Huh?

StormChild
11-06-2009, 12:37 AM
Huh?

Is this for me, for SAG or for the article?:)

sag
11-06-2009, 06:58 AM
Huh?

Hardt - if you click on the link to the article in the first post -- then scroll to the bottom -- there are comments by readers -- that is what we are talking about.