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Ex-jail guard charged in inmate beating picked as coach


KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A fired Kansas jail guard who is charged in the beating of a handcuffed inmate has been picked to help coach a high school soccer team.

The Kansas City Star reports that David Toland has been appointed assistant coach for the Bonner Springs High School's soccer team, district spokeswoman Kaela Williams said in an email.

Toland has charges of felony aggravated battery and misdemeanor mistreatment of a confined person pending. The criminal affidavit said he punched an inmate and slammed the prisoner's head against an elevator door while he was a sergeant at the Wyan...

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