A Former Jail Officer Pleads Guilty to Having Sexual Contact with Inmate

A former Franklin County Jail corrections officer pleads guilty to having sexual contact with a female inmate.

41-year-old Justin Husom is now convicted of 1st and 2nd degree custodial misconduct and officual misconduct.

Husom resigned on February 20th after reports of having consenual sex with a woman, with the woman reportedly wanting a razor in return.

The sheriff's office said the two initially denied the accusations that reportedly took place in a work release room in the jail on February 2nd.

Husom finally admitted to the reports and immediately resigned.

The state attorney general's office handled the case.

Husom is still out of bail but will be back for sentencing on Sept. 5th.

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