The board investigated the allegations and found them “without merit,” a lawyer for the Zgodnys said.
“My clients are confident the courts will do the same and dismiss this frivolous lawsuit,” attorney Marc Held said.
It’s too often inmates’ reports of being victim to excessive force are covered up by prison officials and staff,” Hines said. “The vast majority of those victims never receive the acknowledgment or justice they deserve.”
A lawsuit by Moore over the incident remains pending. His lawyer, Philip Hines, said Moore was “extremely pleased” by Wednesday’s charges.