Michigan Teacher Gets Prison for Sex with Boy - Update
(Grand Rapids, Michigan)
A tutor at a Grand Rapids Catholic school has received an eight- to 25-year prison sentence for having sex with a 15-year-old boy she was teaching.Simon will have time to consider her thinking.
Kent County Circuit Judge Paul Sullivan sentenced 35-year-old Abigail Simon on Wednesday. A jury on Nov. 26 convicted her of first-degree criminal sexual conduct.
The Grand Rapids Press posted a video of Simon telling the judge she's "lost" and "broken" and asking him to let her "go home as soon as possible."
Michigan Teacher Accused of Sex with Boy, 15
[Previous 11/19/14 post]
(Flint, Michigan) A 35-year-old tutor and study hall supervisor at Catholic Central and West Catholic schools, Abigail Simon, has been accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old male student over a three-month period.
Simon faces four counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct.
[T]he boy's mother found pictures of her in a garter belt on her son's phone.[…]Details on booking are unavailable.
The student told the Kent County court they had "a lot of sex" at her Grand Rapids apartment but denied he had "stalked, coerced and brutalised" her, as she claimed.
He told the court he was a virgin before he entered into a relationship with Simon and that the teacher had introduced him to rough sex.
"We had intercourse a lot [and she] never said no," he said. "I never forcibly raped her."