August 15, 2023 1.00 pm

Prison officer jailed for affair with Lincolnshire inmate

Secret prison romance: Officer jailed for relationship with inmate

In the silent corridors of HMP Oakwood in Staffordshire, a forbidden romance blossomed. Katie Loxton, a 27-year-old prison custody officer, found herself drawn to an unlikely suitor – inmate Adam Higgs, 32, from Grantham, Lincolnshire.

Loxton’s frequent visits to Higgs’ block didn’t go unnoticed. Whispers among her colleagues turned into suspicions. When confronted, Loxton brushed it off, but the prison walls have ears. Investigations unveiled a crafty ruse: the duo had set up a fictitious contact on Higgs’ cell phone, bypassing the prison’s watchful security system.

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