Geneva man charged with assault after knocking inmate unconscious

Deputies in Ontario County arrested a Geneva man following an investigation into a series of events that took place on September 13th at the Ontario County Jail.

According to deputies, Felix Ortiz Jr., 39, of Geneva punched another inmate in the face, causing the other inmate to lose consciousness and strike his head on a wall. The inmate punched by Ortiz sustained physical injury as result of the assault.

Ortiz has remained confined to the Ontario County Jail since the incident and awaits arraignment on the new charge of assault in the second degree, following the incident at the jail.