Ohio correctional officer arrested for sexual misconduct with an inmate

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An Ohio correctional officer has been arrested on sexual misconduct charges with an inmate.

The Scioto County Sheriff’s Office says that James Layne IV has been charged with 3rd-degree sexual battery and dereliction of duty.

Sheriff’s say the investigation began on July 14 and that detectives were able to determine that sexual misconduct was taking place between the correctional officer and a former female inmate.

Layne is being held with no bond and will be arraigned next week.

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