Guard charged with sex assault of inmate at NJ women’s prison

Entrance to the Edna Mahan Correction Facility as part of a demonstration organized by New Jersey Prison Justice Watch as they hosted a vigil at Edna Mahan Correctional Facility in Clinton, NJ on March 27, 2021, Photo credit © Chris Pedota, via Imagn Content Services, LLC/NJ AG's Office

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A male corrections officer at New Jersey’s long-troubled and only women’s prison has been charged with sexually assaulting an inmate and official misconduct, the state’s top law enforcement official said Wednesday.

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