Ex-New York correction officers sentenced to prison over 2013 beating

Two former New York state correction officers were sentenced to prison on Monday following their earlier conviction on federal charges stemming from the 2013 beating of an inmate who suffered life-threatening injuries, prosecutors announced. Kathy Scott, 44, was sentenced to eight years and four months in prison by U.S. District Judge U.S. District Judge Kenneth Karas in White Plains, New York, while George Santiago, 36, was sentenced to seven years and three months. Both were correction officers at the Downstate Correctional Facility in Fishkill, New York.