Mary Kay Letourneau, the Seattle teacher who was convicted in 1997 of raping a 13-year-old student she later married, has died of cancer, her former attorney says. She was 58.
Whoa, passed away from cancer. https://t.co/CuRrlC6Aol
— Chris Henderson (@SoxSphere_CWH) July 8, 2020
Letourneau died fairly suddenly in her home late Monday, her former attorney David Gehrke told CNN. Most of her family was with her, including Vili Fualaau, her former student and ex-husband who was giving her 24-hour care the last month of her life.
Letourneau pleaded guilty to raping 13-year-old Fualaau when she was 34. She gave birth to Fualaau’s child before she served seven years in prison on charges related to the rape. The couple later had a second child