Ohio Deputy Charged with Perjury in Inmate’s Death Probe

A Summit County sheriff’s deputy is charged with felony perjury in connection with the case surrounding an inmate’s death.

A hearing held Wednesday found probable cause to charge 26-year-old Joshua Griffin, of Rootstown, with five counts of perjury and one misdemeanor count of falsification.

The charges relate to testimony Griffin gave in the investigation of Mark McCullaugh’s death.

McCullaugh was an inmate of the Summit County Jail when he died.

Griffin surrendered to authorities and was released on a $5,000 bond.

He has been placed on unpaid administrative leave by Sheriff Drew Alexander

source: http://www.officer.com/online/article.jsp?siteSection=1&id=48149

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