Teacher sentenced for raping 12-year-old student

CLEVELAND – A former teacher and coach at a private, all-girl school in northeast Ohio was sentenced to jail time on Monday, Action News reported.

William Reemes appeared before a judge having already admitted to a sexual relationship with one of his 12-year-old students at the Laurel School for Girls in Shaker Heights.

Reemes told the judge that he was guilty of taking the childhood away from the pre-teen girl.

Before he was sentenced to 16 years in prison, Reemes apologized to his victim, saying their was no excuse for what he had done.

Reemes was a gym teacher and a coach at the school.