A Florida center college drama instructor was arrested Monday after allegedly having intercourse on a number of events with a former pupil in her automobile, a report mentioned.
The alleged relationship between Brittiny Lopez-Murray, 31, and the 14-year-old pupil started after the instructor texted the teenager in August about “her feelings toward” him, based on a police report obtained by the Miami Herald.
Lopez-Murray and the coed — who’s now in highschool — exchanged texts detailing “how much they enjoyed the sex with each other,” the report mentioned.
The instructor would typically decide him up after basketball follow after which the 2 would allegedly have interaction in sexual acts in her automobile, based on the report.
Lopez-Murray has taught at Hialeah Middle for 4 years and was named “rookie teacher of the year” in 2017.
The alleged relationship was uncovered Saturday after the coed’s sister noticed specific texts and images between him and the instructor, the report mentioned.
The boy’s father additionally discovered nude images of Lopez-Murray on his son’s cellphone, based on the report.
The Miami-Dade college district advised the Miami Herald that Lopez-Murray might be fired in mild of her arrest.
“All employees receive training and are expected to abide by the District’s Standards of Ethical Conduct policy. It is unfortunate that despite our efforts, the actions of some individuals run contrary to the behavior that is expected of them,” the district mentioned.
Lopez-Murray was charged with lewd and lascivious battery, molestation, and interesting in a sexual act with a toddler.
One of the instructor’s attorneys, Landon Ray, mentioned his shopper is “presumed harmless till confirmed responsible.
“We hope everyone is patient, doesn’t rush to judgment and respects the family’s privacy,” the lawyer mentioned.