Alabama Woman Accused of Sex with Boy, 14
(Athens, Alabama) A 49-year-old local woman who is a NASA employee, Susan Loraine Whitfield, has been accused of engaging in sex with a 14-year-old boy.
Whitfield faces five counts of second-degree rape and one count of bribing a witness.
During an investigation that lasted a couple of months, Limestone County Sheriff Mike Blakely said his investigators used telephone and text records and witness statements to build their case, then turned the results over to the Limestone District Attorney’s Office.Whitfield was booked into custody at the Limestone County Jail and released on $80,000 bail.
District Attorney Brian Jones said his office recently presented the case to a grand jury, which found adequate evidence to indict Whitfield on the charges.