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Male inmate accused of assaulting female inmate at tribal jail





A male inmate has been charged for assaulting a female inmate at a jail operated by the White Mountain Apache Tribe of Arizona.

The inmates were placed in the same cell. Detention officers caught the 21-year-old man assaulting the 23-year-old woman.

Emmanuel Burnette has been charged with two counts of engaging in a sexual act by force.

Get the Story:
Male inmate accused of assaulting female inmate (The Arizona Daily Sun 2/7)
FBI: Male inmate raped woman in Fort Apache cell (The Arizona Republic 2/7)