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CAL­I­FOR­NIA PRISON WORKER TURNED KILLER INTO SEX SLAVE: JURY

- Crime · Violence and Abuse · Sexual Abuse · Incidents · Prison · Slavery · Society · San Quentin, CA · California · United States of America · San Quentin State Prison · San Francisco · Cordoba · California, PA

SAN QUENTIN, CALIF. A U.S. jury has awarded $65,000 to a con­victed mur­derer in Cal­i­for­nia’s San Quentin State Prison af­ter find­ing he was turned into a “sex slave” by a fe­male prison worker.

The San Fran­cisco Chron­i­cle re­ports Wed­nes­day that in­mate William Cor­doba sued vocational in­struc­tor Silvia Pulido. He says she co­erced him into trad­ing sex acts af­ter promis­ing to get him a lawyer to help him get out of prison.

The 57-year-old says the abuse be­gan in 2010 when he be­came her clerk.

Cor­doba says that when he tried to break it off, Pulido re­tal­i­ated by ac­cus­ing him of dis­ci­plinary vi­o­la­tions that put him in soli­tary con­fine­ment for nine months.

Pulido no longer works at the prison.

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