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KSP arrest Central City Correctional Officer accused of sexual assault

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Posted at 6:03 PM, Dec 30, 2021

CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (LEX 18) — On December 29, the Kentucky State Police in Madisonville received a call of an inmate reporting they had been sexually assaulted by a Green River Correctional Complex staff member.

A KSP detective responded to the facility and opened an investigation. The investigation resulted in the arrest of 53-year-old Correctional Officer Irvin D. Ware. Ware was charged with sodomy 3rd degree and transported to Muhlenberg County Detention Center.

The investigation is ongoing.