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House Subcommittee Investigates Allegations of Sexual Misconduct in Prison

February 4, 1998
By: Missy Shelton
State Capital Bureau

A subcommittee planning to investigate allegations of sexual harrassment at the old state penitentiary in Jefferson City could meet as soon as Monday.

Missy Shelton has an update on the legislature's investigation.

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Testimony from a female prison guard before the House Corrections Appropriations Committee launched a bi-partisan investigation.

A subcommittee appointed to look into the allegations of mistreatment will check out the woman's claims.

The female prison guard says females got promotions after sleeping with superior males.

The subcommittee set up to investigate the allegations could meet as early as Monday according to Representative Glenda Kelly, head of the subcommittee.

From Jefferson City, I'm Missy Shelton.