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Charges filed in Franklin County Jail sex case

PASCO, Wash. - Charges filed by the state attorney general's office say a Franklin County Jail corrections officer had sex with two inmates in exchanged for contraband.

Justin Thomas Husom was charged Thursday with two counts of custodial sexual misconduct.

The Tri-City Herald reports the case was referred to the attorney general's office after an internal investigation into rumors he was having sex with a woman inmate. It reportedly happened in an off-camera storage room, apparently in exchange for a razor.

The 41-year-old worked at the jail for three years and resigned in March.


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