Correctional Officer Accused Of Trying To Help Inmate Escape

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A Lawrence County correctional officer, accused of trying to help an inmate escape, was scheduled for her first court appearance Monday morning. 

A grand jury indicted 24-year-old Tyler Statler and 23-year-old officer Koreena Schultes last week.  They’re each charged with conspiracy to commit escape. 

Statler was serving time at the Lawrence County Jail.  Schultes was an employee. 

According to a state website, Statler is now being held at an undisclosed location.  Schultes is in the Lawrence County Jail. 

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