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Marion-Walthall Correctional Facility Officer Jailed

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Police responded to a late-night call that a 24-year-old female with Cerebral Palsy had been beaten by her father, Thomas Davis, Columbia Police Chief Clint McMurry confirmed. 

The victim was transported to Marion General Hospital with unknown injuries.

Davis turned himself in to police at a later date. He was arrested and charged with abuse of a vulnerable adult.  His bond was set at $20,000.  He has since bonded out.

The Marion-Walthall Correctional Facility is being very cooperative and has even begun an internal investigation, according to McMurry.

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