5 years in prison for former Florida prison major

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FLORIDA -- (WTVY) A former major in Florida's prison system has been sentenced to five years in a federal prison.
Michael Baxter was convicted of falsifying a report about a prisoner's beating.
Two months ago a jury found the 49-year-old guilty of trying to obstruct the investigation into a prisoner who was beaten in his office.
Baxter worked at the Apalachee Correctional Institution, when a prisoner was assaulted on the day he was supposed to get married.
Blood from the inmate's head was found in Baxter's office,
Investigators said he later submitted a false report about the assault.



 
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