Murderer fathers child while in prison
A man serving time in prison for murder has impregnated his girlfriend who lives in another state.
The man's sperm is claimed to have been smuggled out of jail.
The Department of Corrective Services has refused to comment on allegations a murderer in prison in New South Wales has fathered a child from behind bars.
The Daily Telegraph is reporting the man's sperm was smuggled out of jail and used to impregnate his girlfriend interstate.
Investigations are underway to find out how the sperm was smuggled out of jail. The jail general manager, security manager and a superintendent along with a doctor and nurse are accused of being involved in helping the inmate.
The jail general manager, security manager and a superintendent were stood down, while a nurse and a doctor who assisted the prisoner have also been suspended, the reports said.
Sperm could survive out of the body for 48 hours said an IVF expert who asked not to be named.
An IVF expert, who asked not to be named, said sperm could survive for 48 hours outside the body if kept warm.
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