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Did a prison worker's love for an inmate lead to his escape?

A romance between a prison worker and an inmate sounds like something we’ve seen on Orange is the New Black, but apparently it’s not a far cry from reality. Nightline on Fusion takes a look at the shockingly common kind of forbidden love, and one alleged affair between a convicted killer and a prison worker that may have lead to an escape.

Did a prison worker's love for an inmate lead to his escape?

A romance between a prison worker and an inmate sounds like something we’ve seen on Orange is the New Black, but apparently it’s not a far cry from reality. Nightline on Fusion takes a look at the shockingly common kind of forbidden love, and one alleged affair between a convicted killer and a prison worker that may have lead to an escape.

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