NOWATA COUNTY, Okla. – The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is investigating after a now former jailer allegedly sexually assaulted an inmate.
OSBI officials say they were requested to assist in an investigation on May 2 after a female inmate reported she was sexually assaulted by a Nowata County jailer.
Cody Lowen, 30, was arrested in connection to the incident and booked into the Washington County Jail on May 3 on charges of first-degree forcible sodomy and rape by instrumentation.
Lowen was fired from his job as a jailer on April 30.
The incident remains under investigation.