Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Today in Crime History: Mary Kay Letourneau heads back to prison for contacting young student lover

It was on this day in 1998 that Mary Kay Letourneau was sent back to prison for contacting her teenage lover and father of her daughter, Vili Fualaau. She had just served a six month sentence for the relationship — which began when Fualaau was 12 and she was 34 — but she couldn’t stay away from Fualaau. The two planned to run away together but were caught.

Mary Kay Letourneau arrested in Seattle

Branded a child-rapist in 1998 for sex with her student, former teacher Mary Kay Letourneau made headlines again in 2005 by marrying him. Since then they have lived in relative anonymity. Sunday Letourneau was arrested in Seattle for failure to appear and for driving with a suspended license. A look back now at the romance that was a crime.

Slideshow: Teachers pets

On May 20, 2005, female pedophile Mary Kay Letourneau made headlines by marrying her victim, the now-adult Vili Fualaau. A look in photos at some other cases of educators that got too involved with their students, and wound up on the wrong side of the law.

Today in Crime History: No Contact Order Separating Mary Kay Letourneau From Victim is Lifted

On Friday, August 6, 2004, a judge in Seattle lifted the no-contact order in the bizarre case of a married teacher, convicted of raping a young male student. She eventually had two children by him and married him. Was it a crime or was it a romance, and did they live happily ever after?

Today in Crime History: Sex Offender Pamela Rogers Defies Court, Contacts Victim

On April 24, 2006, convicted pedophile Pamela Rogers, who was spared jail as long as she didn’t contact her victim, was arrested after sending the boy a sexy video of herself and some nude photos. A look at some famous cases of female sex offenders and what makes them tick.

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