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Former Bakersfield, Lutie School District’s Teacher Charged with Statutory Rape

Investigators in Howell County say a former teacher is facing charges stemming from a sexual relationship with a student.

Victoria Fowler is charged with three counts of statutory rape and one count of statutory sodomy.

Police in the case found evidence of a sexual relationship between her and a 16-year-old student that included multiple sexual encounters as well as lude photos and videos sent by both parties to each other.

Fowler admitted to having a sexual relationship with the student.

According to reports, the relationship occurred when she was teaching at the Bakersfield School District. She has since been hired by Lutie, but was fired.

Fowler will appear in court October 16th for an initial hearing.