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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jan 26, 2018
A new federal lawsuit filed Wednesday claims that a correctional officer at the Moore County Jail repeatedly raped a female inmate in the jail library, eventually impregnating her, The Tennessean reports. Caleb Shane Hopkins is accused of forcing himself onto Jessica Fowler multiple times from February to May 2017. She gave birth, prematurely, in December, and the child resides with her parents. Fowler is seeking $1 million from Hopkins and $300,000 from Moore County. In November, Hopkins pleaded guilty in criminal court of two counts of sexual contact with an inmate and two counts of official misconduct.