Washington teacher found guilty of rape and kidnapping - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Washington teacher found guilty of rape and kidnapping

TACOMA, Wash. - A former grade school teacher has been convicted of abducting one of her students and raping him and his brother.

33-year-old Jennifer L. Rice was found guilty Monday by Judge D. Gary Steiner in Pierce County Superior Court.  She face more than 25 years in prison for first-degree kidnapping with sexual motivation, first degree child molesting and two counts of third-degree child rape.  Her sentencing is scheduled for June 5.

 

The judge found that Rice took a 10-year-old student she taught at McKinley Elementary School from his home in Tacoma, drove more than 100 miles and had sex with him at a rest area on Interstate 90 in 2007. She also was convicted of having sex with his 15-year-old brother the same summer.

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