3 Inmates Charged With Assault On Inmates While In Jail

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BELLEVILLE, IL. (KTVI) - Three people already in the St. Clair County jail are facing additional charges for assaulting inmates inside the jail.  Investigators say Demarsha Johnson, 17, attacked another inmate who was getting out of jail, because that girl was walking around the jail in her underwear.

They say Johnson repeatedly stabbed the girl with a pen.  Both Johnson and the other girl are pregnant.

Two other inmates, Marlon Jackson and Teryun Jackson are facing charges for attacking another inmate over a gambling debt.  Investigators say they gouged that inmates eyes and bit off a third of his ear and flushed it down the toilet.