Correction: Sex with Inmate-Arrest-Kentucky story

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Posted: Aug 05, 2016 3:12 PM

WINCHESTER, Ky. (AP) — In a story Aug. 4 about an official accused of having sex with a jail inmate, The Associated Press reported erroneously the nature of that official's job. Daphne Kelley is a pretrial officer employed by the Administrative Office of the Courts; she is not employed by the jail.

A corrected version of the story is below:

Court employee accused of having sex with a jail inmate

A court employee in Kentucky is accused of having sex with an inmate

WINCHESTER, Ky. (AP) — A court employee is accused of having sex with a jail inmate in central Kentucky.

News outlets report Winchester Police Capt. James Hall says 28-year-old Daphne Kelley of Richmond was charged Tuesday with third-degree rape following an investigation at the Clark County Detention Center.

Kelley is a pretrial officer who has an office at the jail. She works for the Administrative Office of the Courts.

Hall says several witnesses told authorities Kelley was having a relationship with the inmate. He says Kelley was having inappropriate sexual contact with the inmate while he was on work release.

Clark County Jailer Frank Doyle confirmed none of the alleged incidents occurred in the jail.

Authorities say the inmate could also face charges of escape and promoting contraband in the case.

It's unclear if Kelley has an attorney.