74-Year-Old Former Teacher Convicted on 25 Counts of Sexual Assault With 14-Year-Old Student
A 74-year-old former teacher has been convicted of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old male student.
Former teacher, Anne N. Nelson-Koch of Wisconsin, has been charged with 25 felony counts of repeated sexual assaults of a 14-year-old male student.
According to Monroe County District Attorney Kevin Croninger, the sexual assaults occurred during the 2016-2017 school year.
The trial lasted for three days and the jury deliberated for approximately five hours before delivering their verdict according to wxow.com.
Nelson-Koch is set to be sentenced October 27, 2023 on the 25 felony counts of sexual assault which carry more than 600 years of prison time.
Assistant District Attorney Sarah M. Skiles asked the court to revoke Nelson-Koch's bond to keep her in custody, but instead the judge ruled to release her with GPS monitoring until the sentencing.
From WXOW.com -
Monroe County District Attorney Sarah M. Skiles cited the victim's strength in testifying in the case.
'The victim of these crimes is an incredibly brave young man. He spoke the truth, and the jury heard him loud and clear. We are so grateful to the jury for their dedication to finding the truth,' she said in a statement."
According to madison.com, the repeated sexual assaults of the boy took place in the basement of a private school in Tomah, Wisconsin.