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Cop pleads guilty to punching handcuffed suspect in mouth

An East St. Louis police officer pleaded guilty Tuesday to violating the civil rights of a handcuffed suspect he punched in the mouth.

Antonio McWherter, 47, of Belleville, faces up to a year in prison and a fine up to $100,000 when he is sentenced later on charge, a federal crime.

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Comment by Dracula Tepish (19316)
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i believe in fare play since he hit the handcuffed person i think that person has a right to a baseball bat and that cop chained to a wall and let the games begin