Jail officer indicted for having sex with inmate

Posted by Trina Edwards - email

LEBANON, OH (FOX19) - A female officer at the Lebanon Correctional Institute was indicted Monday for sexual battery.

Prosecutors say Iona "Diane" Cowan had sex with an inmate at the facility at least four times throughout May and early June.

She faces charges of sexual battery.

Cowan has not yet been arrested, and her job status at the jail is unclear at this time.

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