FLEMINGTON, NJ – A new “superceding indictment” has been handed up by a Hunterdon County Grand Jury in the ongoing claims of misconduct at the state’s only women’s prison.

Ahnwar Dixon, 39, of East Orange, has been indicted on one count of second-degree sexual assault, three counts of second-degree official misconduct, five counts of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct and one count of second-degree pattern of official misconduct.

The new indictment was sought after an ongoing investigation revealed a third victim was assaulted by the defendant, according to a press release from Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III.

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The assault is alleged to have happened at Edna Mahan Correctional Facility in Clinton Township.

Dixon was previously arrested in 2016, and later indicted on one count of second-degree sexual assault, two counts of second-degree official misconduct, one count of second-degree pattern of official misconduct, and three counts of fourth-degree criminal sexual contact.

A joint investigation by Kearns’ office and the state Department of Correction Special Investigations Division revealed that Dixon was employed as a Corrections Officer when he engaged in a sexual relationship with inmates at Edna Mahan, Kearns said.

Dixon has been suspended from his position with the state Department of Corrections since his arrest.