CHILLICOTHE – Ohio has reached an agreement on an incident that happened to an inmate within the walls of their correction facility.
According to a court filing the State of Ohio has agreed to pay former prisoner Seth Fletcher 17.5 Million on damages after he was paralyzed during a takedown by prison guards.
Fletcher was serving two years at the institution for a convicted crime. In April of 2020 prison guards tackled, tased, handcuffed, and was finally dropped causing a serious spinal injury.
The 21-year-old man was diagnosed with a spinal cord injury and left parlayed from the chest down.