Former SC teacher gets 5 years for sex with teen

WALTERBORO, S.C. — A former South Carolina school teacher has been sentenced to five years in prison for having sex with a then-14-year-old student.

The Post and Courier of Charleston reported today that 38-year-old Tracy Lee Judy pleaded guilty in Walterboro to criminal solicitation of a minor and two counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor.

Circuit Judge Perry Buckner also sentenced Judy to two years of probation and is requiring him to be listed on the sex offender registry for life.

Judy had been a social studies teacher at Forest Circle Middle School in Walterboro for nearly three years. He was arrested in April 2008.

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