Ex-prison employee pleads guilty to rape

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Associated Press

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 8:01 AM

Updated Tuesday, Jul 22 at 8:01 AM

PINEVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A former Bell County Forestry Camp employee has pleaded guilty to charge of rape.

WYMT-TV in Hazard reported (http://bit.ly/1htNyQX ) that Tasha Knuckles entered the plea Monday morning and prosecutors recommended a five-year probated sentence.

Kentucky State Police say Knuckles had a sexual relationship with an inmate at the prison while she worked in the canteen.

Investigators say they have more than 50 hours of phone conversations between Knuckles and the inmate.

A judge will sentence Knuckles on September 15th.

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Information from: WYMT-TV, http://www.wkyt.com/wymtnews

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