FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A Washington County jailer who posed nude for Playboy.com has been fired.
Twenty-one-year-old Jessie Lunderby was fired Wednesday after being suspended with pay since June 20.
Sheriff Tim Helder said in a letter to Lunderby that her dismissal is a business decision. Helder wrote that Lunderby's nude modeling has disrupted the workplace and affected the public perception of the sheriff's office. The letter also said there will "likely be much interest" about Lunderby among inmates and that would make it difficult for her to do her job as a jailer.
Lunderby could not immediately be reached for comment.