TYC Official Behind Bars After Using Excessive Force on an Inmate

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

A Texas Youth Commission Corrections Officer is behind bars after he turned himself to police.

Rafael Morin was wanted on charges of using excessive force.

He's accused of ruffing up a 16-year-old at a Texas Youth Commission Jail in Edinburg.

Morin now sits in the Hildalgo County Jail after turning himself over on Friday.

The Texas Youth Commission has suspended Morin from work without pay.