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TDCJ Guards Accused of Unprovoked Beating

On November 16, 2001, Texas prisoner Nigel Edwards filed a § 1983 civil action against David Campos and Ronnie Martinez, prison guards for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Edwards accused the guards of excessive force in an unprovoked attack upon him while he was restrained in handcuffs. Plaintiff sought damages for his physical injuries and mental anguish.

An order of Dismissal was filed in this case on September 25, 2003 following the Stipulation of Dismissal signed and submitted the previous day. Terms of any settlement that may have been reached were not forthcoming.

See: Edwards v. Martinez, et al., U.S.D.C., N.D.-Tx., Lubbock, #501-CV-307-BG.

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Edwards v. Martinez, et al.