Corrections Officer Admits Relationship with Gravine Island Suspect
By WKRG Staff
BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. -
A Baldwin County Corrections Officer has been fired after admitting to a relationship with inmate Daniel Parnell. Parnell is one of the Gravine Island suspects, who was granted youthful offender status in the murder case of Summer Moody.
On March 24, 2013 a complaint was filed by a Baldwin County Corrections inmate regarding inappropriate conduct by a corrections officer. The inmate indicated knowledge of an ongoing relationship between an inmate identified as Daniel Parnell and a corrections officer identified as Kimberly Holland.
The inmate stated during an interview that he personally knew that Holland and inmate Daniel Parnell were involved in a romantic relationship.
He also suspected, but was not certain, that some contraband had been brought in by Holland for inmate Parnell.
In an interview, Corrections Officer Holland confessed to a romantic relationship with Parnell.
Holland denied bringing contraband into the center for Parnell.
Holland has terminated from the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office for violation of policy.