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2 Tennessee prison officers accused of having sex with inmates

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NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

Two Tennessee prison officers have been fired after being accused of having sex with inmates.

The officers, who are now facing felony charges, were employed at West Tennessee State Penitentiary in Lauderdale County.

Laura Hudson was an officer on the male side of the facility and Frederick Pegues worked in the newly created women's housing.

Pegues is expected to plead guilty to the charges this week. Hudson is due in court on Thursday.

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