Prison bosses shut down Wakefield prisoners' illicit Facebook accounts
Prison bosses have shut down illicit Facebook accounts for inmates at Wakefield's maximum security jail.
The prison houses some of the country's most infamous sex offenders and killers and up to five accounts in the names of serving prisoners have been closed down after they were found to have had regular updates posted on them - which is in breach of prison service rules.
A prison nurse at a high security jail in West Yorkshire has been found guilty of having an affair with a convicted rapist. Karen Cosford was convicted of misconduct in a public office. Adam Fowler reports.
Wakefield Prison nurse officer Karen Cosford, who was accused of having a sexual relationship with a convicted rapist , has been found guilty of three charges of misconduct in a public office.
Two female colleagues, who it is claimed covered up for Cosford, have also been found guilty of misconduct in a public office. A male colleague who faced the same charge has been cleared. The three women have been released on bail and will be sentenced at Leeds Crown Court on Monday, October 8.
A nurse at a maximum security jail in Yorkshire has gone on trial accused of having a sexual relationship with a convicted rapist. Karen Cosford is said to have exchanged text messages to her alleged lover on a contraband phone.
Three of her colleagues at Wakefield prison are also accused of misconduct in a public office. Their actions are said to have undermined security. Tina Gelder reports.