Several inmates have been charged with assault for an incident that took place in the Kemper County Jail and left an inmate in a coma.

Kemper County Sheriff James Moore says Kenneth Mobbs, Ryan Buse, Jeffery Collins, Jeremy Brown and Steven Anderson are all charged in that incident.

Mobbs, Collins, Brown and Anderson are each charged with aggravated assault.

Buse is charged with aggravated assault and also faces a charge of introduction of contraband into a facility.

Collins, Brown and Anderson are in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections.