Ex-Cops Admit to Prisoner Beating
Posted May 3, 2007 11:25 AM CDT
By Debra Cassens Weiss
Two former St. Louis area police officers have pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit a federal civil rights violation for their role in beating a jail inmate.
In a plea agreement, former Sgt. Lewis A. McGee admitted he held down an agitated prisoner while Detective Mark Winger struck the man, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Both are Velda City, Mo., police officers.