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Inmate faces assault charges
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A prisoner at the DeKalb County jail has been charged with assault after he allegedly beat his cellmate.Sheriff Patrick Ray said Lonnie Lynn Wheeler, 38, was charged on March 13. Ray said a correctional officer saw on a monitor that a cell surveillance camera had been covered, and went to the cell to investigate but found no problem. After the camera was uncovered, the officer returned to the front office and reviewed the video recording.