Teacher at East LA school charged with sexual assault of student

EAST LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A teacher at an East Los Angeles high school has been charged with more than a dozen counts for alleged sexual assault on a 15-year-old student.

Officials allege Gina Murry, 32, a teacher at Esteban Torres High School, sexually assaulted the 15-year-old male student over a two-month period beginning in May.

Murry is facing charges that include six counts of unlawful sexual intercourse and four counts each of lewd act upon a child, oral copulation of a person under 16 and sexual penetration by a foreign object.

If convicted of all charges, Murry faces up to 17 years in state prison.
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