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Women Prisoners Raped, Harassed by Guards

Women Prisoners Raped, Harassed By Guards

As a result of a law suit filed late last year on behalf of 12 prisoners at the Ohio Reformatory for Women at Marysville, 18 prison employees have resigned or been fired for having "illicit relations" with female prisoners. The complaint charged numerous male employees with rape, sexual harassment and other sex crimes against women.

According to a report in the April 13th Columbus Dispatch, a total of 31 prison employees are being investigated, and reports of sexual assault were forwarded to the Ohio Highway Patrol for investigation.

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