Battery charges for man who knocked out fellow inmate

WLFI File Photo
WLFI File Photo

TIPPECANOE CO., Ind. (WLFI) – A battery charge is filed after prosecutors said a man knocked out a fellow inmate at the Tippecanoe County Jail.

Prosecutors said Quinton Newsom hit another inmate after an argument in October of 2013. They said jail video shows Newsom approaching the man, arguing with him and then knocking him out.

They said the video shows he dragged the man to Newsom’s own cell leaving a trail of blood he later cleaned up.

Prosecutors said the video also shows Newsom later helped the man to the cell he was supposed to be in. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, off topic, or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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