Teen raped by inmate at controversial La. prison rodeo: report

A teenage girl was reportedly raped by an inmate at a Louisiana state prison while attending the controversial Angola Prison Rodeo.

According to WBRZ, the inmate was seen leaving a bathroom with a 13-year-old girl last month at the semi-annual event held at the Louisiana State Penitentiary, once nicknamed "The Bloodiest Prison in the World."

Sources told the outlet that when the girl was questioned, she allegedly admitted to having sex with the prisoner and a rape kit was administered.

WBRZ reported that the accused inmate is 40-year-old Laderrick Davis, who is serving a life sentence for murder.

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Semi-annual rodeo held at the Louisiana State Penitentiary
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ANGOLA, LA - APRIL 26: An inmate competes in the bull riding event during the Angola Prison Rodeo at the Louisiana State Penitentiary on April 26, 2014 in Angola, Louisiana. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)
ANGOLA, LA - APRIL 27: Inmates compete in the 'Wild Horse Race' during the Angola Prison Rodeo at the Louisiana State Penitentiary on April 27, 2014 in Angola, Louisiana. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)
ANGOLA, LA - APRIL 27: An inmate looks on before the Angola Prison Rodeo at the Louisiana State Penitentiary on April 27, 2014 in Angola, Louisiana. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)
ANGOLA, LA - APRIL 27: Inmates compete in 'Convict Poker' during the Angola Prison Rodeo at the Louisiana State Penitentiary on April 27, 2014 in Angola, Louisiana. During this event, four inmates are seated at a poker table as a bull is released. The last man seated in his chair wins. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)
ANGOLA, LA - APRIL 27: Two boys look at the bulls before the Angola Prison Rodeo at the Louisiana State Penitentiary on April 27, 2014 in Angola, Louisiana. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)
ANGOLA, LA - APRIL 27: A bull is pushed down the chutes during the Angola Prison Rodeo at the Louisiana State Penitentiary on April 27, 2014 in Angola, Louisiana. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)
ANGOLA, LA - APRIL 27: Inmates compete in 'Convict Poker' during the Angola Prison Rodeo at the Louisiana State Penitentiary on April 27, 2014 in Angola, Louisiana. During this event, four inmates are seated at a poker table as a bull is released. The last man seated in his chair wins. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)
ANGOLA, LA - APRIL 27: Inmates compete in 'Guts & Glory' during the Angola Prison Rodeo at the Louisiana State Penitentiary on April 27, 2014 in Angola, Louisiana. During this event, inmates try to grab a poker chip from between a bulls eyes for a prize of $500. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)
ANGOLA, LA - APRIL 27: Inmates compete in 'Convict Poker' during the Angola Prison Rodeo at the Louisiana State Penitentiary on April 27, 2014 in Angola, Louisiana. During this event, four inmates are seated at a poker table as a bull is released. The last man seated in his chair wins. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)
ANGOLA, LA - APRIL 27: Inmates compete in 'Guts & Glory' during the Angola Prison Rodeo at the Louisiana State Penitentiary on April 27, 2014 in Angola, Louisiana. During this event, inmates try to grab a poker chip from between a bulls eyes for a prize of $500. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)
ANGOLA, LA - APRIL 27: An inmate is struck by a bull in 'Guts & Glory' during the Angola Prison Rodeo at the Louisiana State Penitentiary on April 27, 2014 in Angola, Louisiana. During this event, inmates try to grab a poker chip from between a bulls eyes for a prize of $500. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)
ANGOLA, LA - APRIL 27: An inmate is struck by a bull in 'Guts & Glory' during the Angola Prison Rodeo at the Louisiana State Penitentiary on April 27, 2014 in Angola, Louisiana. During this event, inmates try to grab a poker chip from between a bulls eyes for a prize of $500. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)
ANGOLA, LA - APRIL 27: An inmate competes in the 'Bareback Riding' during the Angola Prison Rodeo at the Louisiana State Penitentiary on April 27, 2014 in Angola, Louisiana. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)
ANGOLA, LA - APRIL 27: Inmates look on during the Angola Prison Rodeo at the Louisiana State Penitentiary on April 27, 2014 in Angola, Louisiana. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)
ANGOLA, LA - APRIL 27: An inmate stands during the National Anthem before the Angola Prison Rodeo at the Louisiana State Penitentiary on April 27, 2014 in Angola, Louisiana. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)
ANGOLA, LA - APRIL 27: Inmates compete in 'Guts & Glory' during the Angola Prison Rodeo at the Louisiana State Penitentiary on April 27, 2014 in Angola, Louisiana. During this event, inmates try to grab a poker chip from between a bulls eyes for a prize of $500. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)
ANGOLA, LA - APRIL 27: An inmate carries in the American flag during the Angola Prison Rodeo at the Louisiana State Penitentiary on April 27, 2014 in Angola, Louisiana. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)
ANGOLA, LA - APRIL 27: Inmates look on during the Angola Prison Rodeo at the Louisiana State Penitentiary on April 27, 2014 in Angola, Louisiana. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)
ANGOLA, LA - APRIL 26: An inmate looks on during the Angola Prison Rodeo at Louisiana State Penitentiary on April 26, 2014 in Angola, Louisiana. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)
ANGOLA, LA - APRIL 27: Inmates compete in 'Guts & Glory' during the Angola Prison Rodeo at the Louisiana State Penitentiary on April 27, 2014 in Angola, Louisiana. During this event, inmates try to grab a poker chip from between a bulls eyes for a prize of $500. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)
ANGOLA, LA - APRIL 26: Inmates say a prayer before the start of Angola Prison Rodeo at Louisiana State Penitentiary on April 26, 2014 in Angola, Louisiana. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)
ANGOLA, LA - APRIL 27: A general view as the inmates pray before the Angola Prison Rodeo at the Louisiana State Penitentiary on April 27, 2014 in Angola, Louisiana. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)
ANGOLA, LA - APRIL 27: A general view as the inmates pray before the Angola Prison Rodeo at the Louisiana State Penitentiary on April 27, 2014 in Angola, Louisiana. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)
ANGOLA, LA - APRIL 26: Inmates say a prayer before the start of Angola Prison Rodeo at Louisiana State Penitentiary on April 26, 2014 in Angola, Louisiana. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)
ANGOLA, LA - APRIL 27: An inmate sits in the dunking booth during the Angola Prison Rodeo at the Louisiana State Penitentiary on April 27, 2014 in Angola, Louisiana. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)
ANGOLA, LA - APRIL 26: Children play on an inflatable slide near a guards watch tower during Angola Prison Rodeo at Louisiana State Penitentiary on April 26, 2014 in Angola, Louisiana. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)
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Prison spokesman Ken Pastorick confirmed to the outlet that there's an ongoing investigation "into an alleged incident which may have occurred during the last weekend of the October 2017 rodeo."

"The details of the alleged incident will not be released or discussed until the appropriate time," Pastorick said.

Following the allegations, Davis was transferred to Wade Correctional in Homer.

Officials said the transfer was due to "the seriousness and nature of the allegations" and was "for his own protection."

The Angola Prison Rodeo was started more than 50 years ago and is held every Sunday in October and one weekend in April. WBRZ reports that in one weekend roughly 13,000 people flock to the prison to attend the event. It's the longest-running prison rodeo in the country.

According to the rodeo's website, inmates have the opportunity to participate in a bull run, sell their arts and crafts and play "Convict Poker," where four prisoners sit motionless holding a deck of cards at a table while a bull tries to scare them. The inmate who stays seated the longest wins money.

"It really gives (inmates) a feeling of being a man and standing on their own feet, even though they're incarcerated," corrections supervisor Francis Abbott told the Huffington Post in a January interview. "The rodeo helps us gives the guys something to look (forward to), and the fact that we bring a human aspect to the way we treat them."

Huffington Post reports that 75 percent of the prisoners housed at the Louisiana State Penitentiary are serving life sentences for violent crimes.

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