Report: Indian River CO Still Recovering Following October Attack
May 25, 2023 8:35AM EDT
COPLEY TWP., Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – Seven months after being attacked by an inmate at the Indian River Juvenile Correctional Facility in Massillon, a 60-year-old Copley Township man continues to recover at home.
The Beacon Journal says David Upshaw uses a walker, suffers from migraines, and needs his wife to remind him to take his meds.
Upshaw was hit in the head with a radio while on his corrections officer job last October.
His keys were used to let other inmates out.
19-year-old Demetrice Taylor was recently indicted on adult charges,
it was one of a number of violent incidents at the Massillon facility.