Skip to main content
  1. Life
  2. Relationships
  3. Sex & Relationships

Los Angeles teacher pleads guilty to sex with minors

See also

A former Spanish teacher at a Los Angeles high school pled guilty on charges of having sex with two students on Monday.

Gabriela Cortez, 43, forwent a deal with the District Attorney’s Office and pled in open court to six felony counts of unlawful sexual intercourse.

Cortez, who taught at Roosevelt High School is free on bail and will return to court Jan. 7 for sentencing. Deputy District Attorney Hyunah Suh said the judge is awaiting a probation report before deciding on a sentence.

The investigation into Cortez’s accusations began when one of the students came forward Feb. 15, telling authorities he’d had sex with her.

Prosecutors said Cortez had sex with each of the boys at her home in Montebelleo in January 2009 and November 2010 when the boys were 16 and 17 years old.

Comments

Advertisement

Life

  • Derek Hough
    Derek Hough brings quadruple threat talent to 'DWTS' and beyond
    Today's Buzz
  • Hookah smoking
    Young adults believe hookah smoking pose no health threat
    Camera
    7 Photos
  • Top outdoor activities
    Don't spend your summer indoors: Top outdoor activities to do with your significant other
    Camera
    10 Photos
  • Baby shower idea for men
    A new twist on baby showers is throwing a Daddy Baby-Q
    Camera
    7 Photos
  • Wedding special
    'Curvy Brides' offers a new look into every bride's pursuit for her picture perfect wedding gown
    Camera
    7 Photos
  • Morbid obesity
    Health: Morbid obesity decreases life span by up to 16 years
    Camera
    7 Photos