By HERALD LEDGER STAFF

Last Friday morning, Kentucky State Police announced that KSP Post 1 received a call from the Kentucky State Penitentiary on Tuesday, Sept. 20, in reference to a report of sexual conduct between an inmate and a correctional officer.

According to the Friday, Sept. 23 state police news release, a state trooper responded to the facility and began an investigation. State police said the investigation resulted in the arrest of Trista Fox, 38, of Princeton.

State police said Fox was charged with rape, third-degree and was lodged in the Crittenden County Detention Center. The investigation was ongoing by KSP Post 1.