Judge Postpones Sentencing For Teacher's Aide In Sex Case

AP
March 15, 2018 - 1:30 pm
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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTIC and AP) - A judge has postponed the sentencing of a former teacher's aide at a Connecticut middle school who sexually assaulted a 15-year-old boy.  

The Connecticut Post reports 48-year-old Kyle Damato-Kushel was scheduled to be sentenced on Tuesday but the winter storm forced a delay. Sentencing was again postponed Wednesday because the victim's lawyer couldn't be present. Damato-Kushel pleaded guilty in January to second-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a child.  

Damato-Kushel worked at Wooster Middle School in Stratford. Prosecutors say she had been the boy's preschool teacher. Damato-Kushel was arrested in 2015 when her husband discovered the relationship.  

Damato-Kushel's lawyer, Richard Meehan Jr., said his client was prepared to go to prison.  

The judge delayed sentencing until April 12. 

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