Former Correctional Officer Found Guilty

A former officer at Fox Lake Correctional Institution is found guilty of sexually assaulting three inmates over the course of several months. Alex Andre Wouts was convicted on five felony counts of Second Degree Sexual Assault by Correctional staff. An investigation was launched after allegations appeared in 2015. A pair of one of the men’s underwear tested positive for Wouts’ DNA. He now faces up to 125 years in prison and 75 years of extended supervision. A hearing related to his sentencing is set for July 20th