Gun found hidden in bra at Indiana prison

Jail Cell
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BUNKER HILL, Ind. (Kokomo Tribune) – Prison officials say a Kokomo woman had a gun hidden in her bra Saturday when she tried to visit a family member at the Miami Correctional Facility.

Officials say the 59-year-old woman was visiting her son, who is incarcerated for car theft and receiving stolen property, when prison guards conducted a frisk.

The guards discovered the woman had a .22-caliber handgun hidden in her bra, 24-Hour News 8’s news partners at the Kokomo Tribune report.

Prison officials say the woman admitted the gun was hers. She was questioned by a prison police officer and a Miami County deputy, but no charges were immediately brought against her.

The matter is under investigation.

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