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KSP Makes Sexual Assault Arrest at the Western Kentucky Correctional Complex in Lyon County

Date of News Release: 05/12/2016

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(Hickory, KY) - On May 11, 2016 Kentucky State Police were contacted by the Western Kentucky Correctional Complex in reference to a complaint of an employee having a sexual relationship with an inmate. Through investigating, it was learned that Robbie E. Markham, 41, of Eddyville, KY, was an employee of Correct Care Solutions working as a vendor at the Western Kentucky Correctional Complex as the Medical Director of the complex. Markham is alleged to have had an ongoing sexual relationship with an inmate since March of 2016. During the course of the investigation, Markham's vehicle was also searched. As a result of that search a firearm and a box of ammunition were located.

Markham has been charged with Rape 3rd Degree (10 counts), Sodomy 3rd Degree (7 counts), Sexual Abuse 2nd Degree (10 counts), and Promoting Contraband, 1st Degree. She was lodged in the Caldwell County Jail.

The investigation is continuing by Detective Eric Fields.

The Kentucky State Police were assisted in this investigation by the Internal Affairs Branch of the Western Kentucky Correctional Complex.