Cherokee County, SC (WLTX) - A former nurse at the Cherokee County Detention Center is accused of engaging in a sex act with an inmate.

Roanna Lynn Marks, 39, is charged with first-degree misconduct with an inmate at a correctional facility or patient or trainee of state.

A State Law Enforcement Division warrant says the incident occurred in October of last year while Marks still worked as a nurse at the jail. The charge is a felony, and carries a maximum penalty of 10 years.

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