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Hardin County Deputy Jailer charged with rape after allegedly having sex with inmate

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Hardin County deputy jailer is charged with third degree rape after police said he had sex with an inmate.

According to Kentucky State Police, Stephen Renfrow provided a female inmate tobacco dip in exchange for sex in the bathroom of her Hardin Memorial Hospital room earlier this month.

The woman was being treated for dependency withdrawal.

After an investigation, Renfrow confessed to KSP that he had given the inmate tobacco in exchange for sex. The woman was being treated for dependency withdraw, and the incident happened while Renfrow was on his shift to guard her.

He is charged with rape, promoting contraband and official misconduct. He's being held at the Hardin County Jail.

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