Humphreys Co. correctional officer indicted for assault of female inmate

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Authorities arrested a Humphreys County correctional officer Wednesday for assaulting a female inmate in the jail.

According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Teresa Howell assaulted a female inmate while working at the Humphreys County Jail on June 16.

The TBI began investigating Howell, a Waverly resident, three days later.

On Monday, a grand jury indicted Howell for one count of assault. She was arrested Wednesday and booked into the Humphreys County Jail on a $1000 bond.

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