Corrections officer rapes teen inmate, says 'never see daylight' if reported, deputies say

corrections officer at the Orange County Regional Juvenile Assessment and Detention Center has been arrested after accusations surfaced he raped a teen inmate, according to an arrest report from the Orange County Sheriff's Office.

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Marcus Leon James, 26, of Orlando, faces charges of sexual assault on a person under the age of 18 and sexual misconduct by a corrections officer.

The victim told investigators the victim and another inmate were told to clean several areas and the victim was told to go into James' office, investigators said.

James is accused of raping the victim and telling her that if she told anyone they would "never see the daylight again," investigators said.

James then gave the victim and another inmate a McDouble hamburger from McDonald’s, deputies said.

While being questioned by deputies, James denied raping the victim and said he stood in the doorway while the area was cleaned.

Channel 9's Cierra Putman is following this developing story. Follow her on Twitter and watch Eyewitness News for updates.

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