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Mary Kay Schmitz, who raped underage student dies

Mary Katherine Schmitz death news: She died on July 6, 2020, near Seattle. She was 58, and had been suffering from colon cancer. She was an American schoolteacher who pleaded guilty in 1997 to two counts of felony second-degree rape of a child, Vili Fualaau, who was 12 or 13 at the time and had been her sixth-grade student. While awaiting sentencing, she gave birth to Fualaau’s child. With the state seeking a six-and-a-half year prison sentence, she reached a plea agreement calling for six months in jail, with three months suspended, and no contact with Fualaau for life among other terms. The case received global attention. Mary Letourneau had sex in the car also with Vili Fualaau.

Mary Katherine Schmitz death news: Letourneau lost a battle with colon cancer. Letourneau was a former Highline teacher who passed away after being ill for some time. She was 58.

“It was expected but sad anyway,” Gehrke said. “She was a good person.“

Mary Letourneau generated global headlines when she admitted to a relationship with Vili Fualaau, who was her sixth-grade student at the time. The relationship began when Fualaau was just 12-year-old boy and Letourneau who was 34 years old at the time and was his sixth-grade teacher.

Mary Letourneau was a teacher at Shorewood Elementary School in Burien. Their relationship advanced when the married mother of four and her student began having sex.

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Vili Fualaau rape: She was charged with child rape which made headlines, & later pleaded guilty under a plea agreement in which she pledged to have no contact with Fualaau. But Mary Letourneau was caught having sex with Vili Fualaau again in a car & then served prison for seven.

After her release from prison in 2004 and When Fualaau became an adult, the couple married and had two children together.

Prosecutors at the time said Letourneau was found to have a suspended license for unpaid traffic tickets. She was ordered into a state re licensing program which would require repayments of fines and help her work to get her license back and avoid a criminal charge.

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