& # 39; Manipulative & # 39; private school English teacher, 43, who had sex with her 17-year-old student, is jailed for at least two years
- Former private school teacher found guilty of a sexual relationship with the student
- Sonia Mackay was sentenced to four years and five months in prison on Wednesday
- The court heard how she had a sexual relationship with the 17-year-old student
- Her verdict has a non-parole period of two years and a month
Australian Associated Press
A private school in Adelaide, English, which admitted having a sexual relationship with a student, has been imprisoned for more than two years.
Sonia Mackay, aged 43, was sentenced on Wednesday for the verdict after he had pleaded guilty for the continued sexual exploitation of a 17-year-old boy.
In court, Judge Liesl Chapman said that Mackay had a sexual relationship with a student in her English class.
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Sonia Mackay, 43, (pictured right) was on Wednesday for the conviction of a conviction after he had pleaded guilty for the continued sexual exploitation of a 17-year-old boy
The family of Sonia Mackay pictured leaves the district court in Adelaide after her conviction on Wednesday
In the course of a month, the couple also drank alcohol and smoked cigarettes and cannabis, and Mackay bought the presents for the boy and a nose piercing.
The parents of the boy became suspicious and approached the director of the school, who reported to the police.
When confronted with his mother, the victim admitted the sexual relationship and said he was in love with Mackay.
Judge Chapman said it was clear that Mackay's crimes had destroyed the victim and his family.
& # 39; Your behavior was manipulative and inexcusable & # 39 ;, she told Mackay.
& # 39; You seem to have lost contact with reality and lived in a kind of fantasy land. & # 39;
Judge Chapman sentenced Mackay to four years, five months in prison with a non-parole period of two years, a month.
In court, Judge Liesl Chapman said that Mackay had a sexual relationship with a student in her English class
In a victim's reaction to the court reading during the trial, the boy said he was an "above average student". was the one who dreamed of becoming a dentist before he started receiving Mackay's personal attention.
"In the months that followed, we spent more and more time talking and texting," and I lost all my attention to my studies, "he said.
& # 39; A life full of sex and alcohol with Sonia Mackay was more appealing than reading a book and writing assignments.
He said he retired from friends and family in fear of being caught, and when the relationship was discovered he felt ashamed and embarrassed.
The boy said he was left with emotional, financial and physical consequences of Mackay's crime, including painful scars burning his flesh with a cigarette
Judge Chapman condemned Mackay (pictured left) to four years, five months imprisonment with a non-parole period of two years, one month
The Mackay family was present to hear her being sentenced to at least two years in prison after she had pleaded guilty of being in a sexual relationship with one of her 17-year-old students
& # 39; These scars have been inflicted as a way to show me and show that I belong to her, "he said.
The boy's mother told the court that Mackay had called her and asked for his phone number in the guise of helping him with his schoolwork.
She said she was worried when her son did not come home for days at a time.
I had no idea where he was sleeping, with whom he was, he was safe or worse, & # 39; she said.
When he tried to come home, she bought expensive underwear and gifts for him, so he had no excuse to stay with her. & # 39;
Mackay is eligible for a conditional release in early 2021.