Editor’s note: This is the first in an on-going series of legal issues articles relating to the responsibilities of Sheriffs in the operation and management of jail operations.
YORK,S.C. – A York County Detention Center inmate was injured Monday after officials say he jumped from an upper tier stair rail,fell about 12 feet and struck his head on a concrete floor.
At about 4:19 p.m. Monday,inmate Steven Spagnoli was out of his cell within his housing area for his allotted recreation period,according to a York County Sheriff’s Office news release.
Spagnoli was the only inmate out of his cell in his housing area,officials say.