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Missouri inmate alleges he was raped, and guard didn't help


KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An embattled Kansas City, Missouri, jail has been sued by a man alleging he was raped by another inmate, and a guard did nothing to help.

In fact, the lawsuit filed May 9 alleges that the female guard at the Jackson County Detention Center gave cocaine to the man assaulting Ryan Dumas.

A county spokeswoman on Monday did not immediately respond to messages seeking comment.

The jail is facing other concerns, too. In April, a federal indictment accused four former corrections officers at the jail of assaulting a shackled inmate. A lawsuit filed in April by two former...

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