Beatings Alleged in NC Prison’s “Boom-Boom Room”

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One inmate says officers at North Carolina's Lumberton Correctional Institution repeatedly beat him last year as he lay handcuffed on the floor of an office known as the “boom-boom room.” The prison’s former superintendent ordered the beating, he told the Charlotte Observer.

Inmate Morlai Sesay, 65, contends he was causing no harm when officers tripped him, kicked him and beat him with batons. Afterward, he was hospitalized for . . .

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