Jailhouse beating for a man charged with child rape

(WMC-TV) – A pool attendant at a Mid-South complex, currently facing child rape charges, is out of the hospital after he was attacked in jail.

Authorities say Mark Morgan was hit by an inmate in the shower area of the Craighead County detention center this weekend.

Morgan was taken to Saint Bernards Medical Center where he was treated and released back into police custody.

He's accused of raping one of three children who told Jonesboro police they had been to Morgan's house, where he gave them alcohol.

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