A former officer at the Hutchinson Correctional Facility has been charged with having sexual contact with an inmate in the prison’s medium-security unit.
The Hutchinson News reports that Amy D. Hapner, is charged in Reno County with unlawful sexual relations. She remains free on $2,500 bond. It wasn’t immediately known if she has an attorney.
She is accused of engaging in consensual fondling May 7 with an inmate who is serving 25 years on two counts of first-degree murder.
Prison records show the inmate has been transferred to a higher-security unit at the prison.
Prison spokesman Jordan Bell says Hapner resigned May 9.