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Prison Officers trial

Five prison officers accused of being involved in a plot to smuggle mobile phones into Wakefield jail have gone on trial at Leeds crown court.

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BREAKING: Prison officers guilty of misconduct

Karen Cosford Credit: ITV Yorkshire

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.

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