Idaho prison guard charged with sex with inmate

Idaho prison guard charged with sex with inmate

Pamela Thompson

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by Associated Press

KTVB.COM

Posted on September 20, 2013 at 5:52 PM

BOISE, Idaho -- A former Idaho Department of Correction prison guard has been charged with having sex with an inmate at a maximum security prison south of Boise.

Forty-three-year-old Pamela Lynn Thompson was arrested Thursday after prosecutors charged her with two counts of felony sexual contact with a prisoner.

Idaho Department of Correction spokesman Jeff Ray said in a prepared statement that Thompson was hired on March 25 and was fired from the department on Sept. 6 after an investigation by the department's professional standards team.

Thompson was scheduled to appear in court Friday afternoon. She is currently being held on $250,000 bond.

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