Teacher sentenced for having sex with 17-year-old in 1995

Teacher sentenced for having sex with 17-year-old in 1995
Timothy Mitchell (Source: Cuyahoga County Sheriff's office)

SHAKER HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) - A former Shaker Heights High School teacher was sentenced Thursday to nine months in prison for having sex with a 17-year-old student 22 years ago.

Timothy Mitchell, 59, pleaded guilty to endangering children.

According to court records, the two had sex outside in a park after attending a baseball game.

He could have received a total of three years in prison.

Mitchell resigned in May.

He taught at Shaker Heights High School for 23 years.

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