Two inmates at the Floyd County Jail, Toby Keith Jackson, 25 of Silver Creek, and William Dewayne Vessell, 37 of Rome, are facing additional charges after they violent attacked another inmate.
Reports said that the two men repeatedly hit and kicked the other inmate for appx 56 seconds before being broken up.
Reports added that the victim sustained substantial swelling to his left jaw and cheek as well as abrasions to his back and neck.
Police went on to state that Johnson was found in possession of three sprinkler heads that had been busted in the jail prior to this altercation.
Both are charged with battery and unlawful acts in a penal institution.
Johnson is additionally charged with interference with government property.