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New video shows alleged brutality at Denver jail as fresh lawsuit filed

DENVER — A new jailhouse video of alleged brutality at the Denver jail has been released as another excessive force lawsuit was filed against the Denver Sheriff’s Department.

Deputy Thomas Ford is seen in a video from 2014 allegedly attacking an inmate.

Lawyers for the inmate claim there is a pattern of abuse at the jail, and they found the video of Ford allegedly beating an inmate.

Arash Jahanian is one of the lawyers for inmate Kyle Askin, who filed a federal excessive force lawsuit against Ford and the City of Denver this week.  Ford was seen in a 2011 video holding down inmate Jamal Hunter while another deputy choked him.

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