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Katherine Gonzalez Case Summary

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Milwaukee teacher Katherine Gonzalez had a twisted way of helping her 11-year-old "chronically depressed" student cheer up. The 24-year-old teacher from Atlas Preparatory Academy decided to make the boy feel "happy" by showing him special attention outside of school hours, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports, the kind his parents weren't aware of until his mom saw his phone. Gonzalez took the child her apartment on on Feb. 25, where the two watched the movie "Deadpool," as she rubbed her hand over his groin, had him touch her breasts and genital area over her clothing, and they kissed. The fifth-grade teacher's secret was discovered by the boy's mother, who noticed his phone buzzing on a school night at 3:30 a.m. after taking it away from as a punishment. The mother found disturbing messages to her son from the teacher, …show more content…

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  • Describes how katherine gonzalez helped her 11-year-old "chronically depressed" student feel happy by showing him special attention outside of school hours.
  • Narrates how the fifth-grade teacher's secret was discovered by the boy’s mother, who noticed his phone buzzing after taking it away as a punishment.
  • Reports that police began investigating the teacher on march 1st, 2017, after the mother contacted them about the sickening snapchat and instagram messages she discovered, that the child said was hard to talk about.
  • Explains that gonzalez pleaded guilty in august to second-degree sexual assault of a child after explaining she developed the sexual relationship with the child over her own nerves from an upcoming proposal
  • Analyzes how the 24-year-old apologized for her unthinkable actions to a courtroom that the victim and his family members were not in before being sentenced to five years in prison for second-degree sexual assault.
  • Analyzes how judge mark sanders used the teacher's admitted guilt to warn others about following in her footsteps, describing her "predacious" behavior in grooming the child and deeming her sexual assault on him serious.

The 24-year-old said she has been experiencing fewer flashbacks from being sexually assaulted in college since she began receiving treatment after being let out on bail after her arrest. She apologized through her tears "for my unthinkable actions," to a courtroom that the victim and his family members were not in before being sentenced to five years in prison for for second-degree sexual assault of a child, with an added seven years of extended supervision. Judge Mark Sanders used the teacher's admitted guilt to warn others about following in her footsteps, describing her "predacious" behavior in grooming the child, deeming her sexual assault on him serious even though it it didn't cross into sexual

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