IDOC: Officer had sexual contact with inmate at hospital

IDOC: Officer had sexual contact with inmate at hospital
BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) - A prison correctional officer at the Idaho Maximum Security Institution has been charged with having sexual contact with an inmate.

The Idaho Department of Correction says Sebastian Lieber was placed on administrative leave on April 9 and resigned April 18.

Prison officials say Lieber has now been arrested and charged.

IDOC says Lieber started working at the prison in June, 2011.

Officials say the alleged sexual contact took place at a Boise hospital where the inmate was being treated.

Sexual contact with a prisoner is a felony in Idaho and carries a maximum punishment of life in prison.