Las Cruces officers plead not guilty in jail beating case

Las Cruces PD

LAS CRUCES (KRQE) – Former Las Cruces Police officers were caught on tape back in March beating a suspect. Monday, June 29, Richard Garcia and Danny Salcido pleaded not guilty.

The video shows the officers beating Russ Flynn who was in a holding cell and handcuffed.

Flynn was hospitalized with a skull fracture.

Garcia and Salcido were fired from the force last month and are charged with aggravated battery.

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