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Prison inmate sues guard, jail for forcible sodomy – $2,500 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff was a female inmate at the Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail. She contended that she was sodomized by a correctional officer. The officer was found guilty in a criminal case of forcible sodomy on the inmate, and sentenced to life in prison, with all but 12 years suspended. The plaintiff claimed to suffer post-traumatic stress ...