DOCCS: Second corrections officer suspended, investigation continues at Auburn prison

A second corrections officer has been suspended without pay amid an investigation at Auburn Correctional Facility, the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision confirmed Friday.

In December 2016, DOCCS launched an investigation at Auburn prison after a corrections officer admitted to planting a weapon on an inmate. At the time, DOCCS suspended the officer, Matthew Cornell, without pay and placed two other unnamed officers on administrative leave.

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