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Teacher Charged with Sex Assault for Affair with Prisoner

By: AP
By: AP

A 31-year-old Pueblo woman is charged with sexual assault for having an affair with an inmate at the federal prison in Florence while working there as a teacher.

Elizabeth M. Medina, who was suspended in January, also is accused of giving the inmate information about another inmate who was cooperating with prosecutors. That inmate subsequently was stabbed.

Media, accused of having an affair with Jesus Barrientes, is charged with sexual abuse of a ward, a federal felony. She could face up to a year in prison.


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