Ex-guarda prisional acusado de crimes 'após relacionamento com assassino’

AN ex-police and prison officer has appeared in court accused of a string of criminal offences after she allegedly had an “intimate relationship” with a jailed murderer.

Stephanie Heaps, 30, is said to have passed on “sensitive polícia e prisão intelligence and tactics” to Leon Ramsden during their relationship.

Ex-police and prison officer Stephanie Heaps is accused of having an 'intimate relationship' with a jailed murderer

Ex-police and prison officer Stephanie Heaps is accused of having an ‘intimate relationshipwith a jailed murdererCrédito: PP.

She also allegedly overlooked criminality in HMP Wymott, Lancs.

Heaps, of Runcorn, Cheshire, appeared at Manchester e Salford magistrates’ court on charges including misconduct in public office.

All offences are said to have taken place between March 2018 and July 2020 when she served as a prison officer and then as a cop with Greater Manchester Police.

Co-accused Ramsden, 33, jailed for life in 2015, and five other defendants face a raft of charges.

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All will appear at Bolton crown court in July.