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Prison guard sentenced for sexually abusing inmate

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Posted at 10:52 AM, May 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-24 13:52:47-04

A former prison guard was sentenced to 13 months in prison after being convicted of sexually abusing an inmate.

Donovan Begay, a 43-year-old from Menager's Dam, Ariz., committed the crimes while working as a Tohono O'odham Corrections Center officer in 2015. He engaged in sexual contact with an inmate on multiple occasions.

Gordon E. Davenport III prosecuted the case in federal court.