An elementary-school aide sexually abused an 8-year-old student without ever touching her, Maryland’s highest court has held.
A convicted child sex offender’s attorney battled a prosecutor at Maryland’s top court Friday over whether an elementary-school aide’s letters to a female student, expressing his deep love and his dreams of kissing her, amount to sexual abuse and exploitation of a minor under state law.
Karl Marshall Walker Jr., a former teacher’s aide in Howard County, was properly convicted of sexual abuse and attempted sexual abuse of a minor, the Court of Special Appeals held. The evidence included more than two dozen letters that Walker, then 38, wrote to the “C.B.,” fantasizing about holding her in his arms and taking [...]
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