Female Kentucky teacher accused of raping 15-year-old boy

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DRY RIDGE, Ky. (AP) -- Authorities in northern Kentucky say a high school science teacher sexually abused one of her 15-year-old male students.

News outlets report 23-year-old Kendall Burk was charged this week with four counts of rape and four counts of sodomy.

A release from the Grant County Sheriff's Office says Grant County High School officials reported Burk to a school resource deputy.

Sheriff Brian Mains told WKRC-TV that Burk admitted to having sex with the teen twice at her parent's home and twice in her car during summer break.

The school district says Burk taught at the school for two years and has been fired.

The investigation is ongoing. It's unclear whether Burk has an attorney who could comment.

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8/23/2019 9:03:51 AM (GMT -4:00)