Accused Rapist and Child Molester Now Charged With Stabbing

An accused rapist and child molester incarcerated at the Floyd County Jail is now charged with stabbing another inmate.

Floyd County authorities say that the incident happened on Wednesday when twenty-four-year-old Travonte Jayrell Trammell assaulted another man with a homemade knife.  Trammell is also accused of hitting the man with a hard plastic tray.

Trammell was arrested after being accused of sexually assaulting a fifteen-year-old girl and holding her head under water in a bathtub.  Trammell allegedly held the child captive at a motel on Martha Berry Highway in Rome.

He is now facing additional charges of aggravated assault charges in connection with the incident at the Floyd County Jail on Wednesday.