Inmates Accused of Raping Cellmate Appear in Court
Two Washington County inmates accused of raping and torturing their cellmate were in court Wednesday (Dec. 18).
Javaugntaiye Willis and JDonta Britt face charges including rape, terroristic threatening and second-degree battery.
Britt’s bond increased to $350,000, and Willis is being held without bond. Their next court appearance is set for Jan. 17.
Britt is being held at the jail in a robbery case involving the beating of a man at the Brookhaven Aparments in Springdale. As for Willis, he’s awaiting trial in a case where he’s accused of robbing a taxi driver with a machete.
According to a court document, the men raped and tortured another inmate for 16 hours before a deputy noticed a cut on the victim’s face, which sparked the investigation.
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