Former Undersheriff files lawsuit against Hinds County Sheriff Victor Mason

Hinds County Sheriff Victor Mason has been hit with a federal lawsuit by former Undersheriff Cheryl Matory. She was appointed by Mason to become the first African-American female Undersheriff in Mississippi history, shortly after Mason’s election. Filed in federal court Wednesday by attorney Lisa Ross, the suit, which represents only one side of the argument, alleges Mason created a sexually hostile work environment and practiced sexual and racial discrimination. Matory also a…