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Kristy Sanchez-Trujillo Charged With Rape For Sex With 13-Year-Old Student (VIDEO)

First Posted: 03/18/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 03:30 PM ET

Kristy Sanchez-Trujillo, a 33-year-old social studies teacher at Jimmy Carter Middle School in Albuquerque, New Mexico, has been charged with rape after she confided to a fellow teacher that she was having sex with one of her 13-year-old male students. That teacher contacted the authorities.

Sanchez-Trujillo has been fired and the revelation of her sexual misconduct has sent shockwaves through the community:

Dianna Yonker sits in shock, her daughters in tears after learning a former teacher of her girls and good friend was fired by APS.


"She's actually a personal friend of my girls, my girls spend an awful lot of time with her," Yonker said. "They go to parties that they've thrown with her little girls, she's come to my home to my girl's birthday party. She's always conducted herself in a professional manner."

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