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. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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