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WARTBURG (AP) — An inmate’s alleged perimeter breach at a Tennessee prison has led to the firing of eight prison employees.In a Jan. 26 release, the Tennessee Department of Correction said 36-year-old Robert Fusco had “breached the secure perimeter” of the Morgan County Regional Correctional Complex with the intent of introducing contraband into the prison. Authorities did not provide a timeframe.Department spokeswoman Neysa Taylor confirmed Friday to the Chattanooga Times Free Press the eight employees had been fired, but wouldn’t say more.Fusco was a minimum security inmate, but has since been transferred to West Tennessee State Penitentiary as a maximum custody inmate. He’s expected to be charged with escape because of the purposeful breach.The TBI continues to investigate.

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