EASTON, Pa. – A former Northampton County corrections officer has pleaded responsible after having a sexual relationship with an inmate.
Kelvin Myers pleaded responsible Wednesday to institutional sexual assault for his conduct with an inmate at Northampton County Jail, in line with a information launch from the Northampton County District Legal professional’s Workplace.
The DA’s workplace says it started an investigation in late October 2020, after studying of alleged sexual contact between an inmate and corrections officer by the county Division of Corrections. Myers was employed as a Northampton County Division of Corrections Officer in January 2014, and was assigned to the feminine part in 2020. All through the investigation, detectives reviewed outgoing telephone calls from the inmate between August and October of 2020, the place the inmate may be heard discussing an ongoing “sexual relationship” with Myers, the DA’s workplace mentioned.
As well as, detectives reviewed out there surveillance footage from the jail, which reveals Myers coming into the inmate’s cell and never leaving for an additional eight minutes on Sept. 30, 2020, in line with the DA’s workplace.
The DA’s workplace says the video appeared to depict the inmate and Myers engaged in a intercourse act. Throughout an interview with detectives in November 2020, the inmate said she had intercourse with Myers on a number of events within the jail between July and October, in line with the DA’s workplace. When detectives later interviewed Myers, he additionally admitted to participating in sexual conduct with the inmate, in line with the information launch.