2 Walker County Deputies Suspended Pending Investigation

Monday, June 18, 2018

Two Walker County deputies have been placed on administrative leave with pay after allegations arose Saturday night that a female was assaulted by the two off-duty deputies at a Fort Oglethorpe apartment, according to Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson.

One of the men and the alleged female accuser were in a consensual relationship.

The accuser has told authorities that the two men held her against her will and attempted to have sex with her.  The accuser was able to leave the apartment and call law enforcement.

Fort Oglethorpe Police initially responded to the call.  Ft. Oglethorpe Police has requested the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to investigate the matter, Sheriff Wilson said.

The men's names are not being released at this time.



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