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Table Turned: Corrections officer accused of raping inmate connected to second sex crime

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HIGHLAND HILLS, OH (WOIO) -

New developments in the case of a corrections officer accused of raping an inmate at the Cleveland House of Corrections.

19 Action News has learned that corrections officer James Bell has been slapped with a second rape charge.

Bell is accused of sexually assaulting a 24-year-old male inmate at the Cleveland House of Corrections back in March.

Now, Bell is accused of raping a woman he met on a phone chat line in Maple Heights.

Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Bill Mason says the attack on the female happened while Bell was under investigation for the sexual assault at the jail.

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