According to a report from the Bucks County Courier Times, a Pennsylvania teacher has killed herself in from of a 14-year-old boy accused of assaulting sexually.
Last month, 38-year-old Jennilynne Derolf was charged with indecent assault, corruption of a minor, along with felony counts of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, statutory sexual assault, unlawful contact with a minor, aggravated indecent assault, and institutional sexual assault.
Derolf was originally arrested after the boy’s grandmother informed the police that her grandson had sex with the teacher’s aide. When interviewed by the police, the boy told them where and how many times the couple had sex. Derolf was arrested, held on a $100K bond, and banned from entering the school or contacting its students.
Once she was released in July, the boy’s family found out that Derolf had contacted the teen and planned a meeting for the two. The family informed the police of the meeting, in which the police showed u at the meeting place of the teacher and the teen. After they came to take Derolf into custody, she pulled out a gun and killed herself.
Derolf’s preliminary hearing wasn’t scheduled until October. The case is still under investigation.