Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Teen’s mom testifies at trial of teacher facing sex charges

PICTOU – The mother of a 14-year-old boy said she became concerned about a teacher’s relationship with her son when she called him her therapist.

The trial of Carolyn Amy Hood, 40, continued Monday afternoon in Pictou provincial court with testimony from a woman who knows Hood as both a teacher and childhood acquaintance.

Hood admitted to four of the six charges that include two counts of luring, one count of sexual interference and one count of sexual exploitation of a young person in relation to alleged offences involving minors in 2013. She was teaching Grade 6 at Thorburn Consolidated School at the time when the school was a primary to Grade nine facility. The defence is arguing that Hood was not criminally responsible at the time of the offences because of a mental disorder.   (more...)

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