Jennifer Fichter, 29, pleaded guilty to 37 child sex charges on Thursday
A Florida teacher is facing decades in prison after she pleaded guilty to 37 child sex charges on Thursday.
Jennifer Fichter, 29, is accused of having sex with three of her former students at Central Aerospace Academy in Lakeland, according to WFLA. She also allegedly got pregnant by one of the students, though she later had an abortion, the Tampa Tribune reports.
She was arrested in April 2014, after allegations surfaced that she’d had a sexual relationship with one of her male students, according to Fox 8. Two more boys stepped forward following her initial arrest.
In his statement to police, the initial victim recalled 10 sexual encounters with Fichter, the Lakeland Ledger reports.
“We got there, and I got in her truck,” the victim said of one alleged encounter in Fichter’s Toyota Tacoma pickup.
“We talked a little bit, we kissed a little bit, and then she said, ‘Let’s get in the back,’ so we got in the back. She started taking her clothes off, then we took mine off. Then she started, like, messing with me.”
Each charge of unlawful sexual activity with a minor has a maximum 15-year sentence, meaning Fichter could live out the rest of her life in jail.
Her sentencing is scheduled for July.
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