Rape allegations at Del. prison

April 13, 2009 1:13:13 PM PDT
The Delaware Department of Corrections confirms a corrections officer is on leave while being investigated on allegations of rape.That officer's name has not yet been released.

State Police say the incident happened on Saturday, April 11th at the Women's Work Release Treatment Center on the grounds of Baylor Women's Correction Facility in New Castle.

Investigators are releasing few details, except to say an investigation is underway.

The age of the victim has not yet been released.

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