Former football player found guilty after nearly beating inmate to death

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LOGAN COUNTY, Okla. – A former football player was found guilty after nearly beating an inmate to death inside the jail.

According to Guthrie News Page, 24-year-old Sir Demarco Dartanyon Bledsoe was found guilty to assault and battery with a dangerous weapon in the jail house beating of Gabriel Barr.  A jury is recommending a five year sentence.

Bledsoe is accused of punching and kicking Barr until he went unconscious.

Guthrie News Page reports Barr received several fractures to his head, eye, upper and lower jaw bone.

Bledsoe was a defensive end on the Langston University football team in 2011.

He is in jail for allegedly kidnapping, beating, and shooting a University of Central Oklahoma student in 2012.

He has yet to be convicted of those crimes.


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