Skip to comments.Social media post delays former Thorsby teacher's sentencing
Posted on 07/25/2014 11:58:07 PM PDT by expat1000
CHILTON COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - In a twist in the case of a former Thorsby teacher accused of rape and sodomy of a teen, the judge has postponed her sentencing due to a social media post.
Jennifer McNeill was supposed to be sentenced on Thursday morning, but a Facebook post caused the judge to delay sentencing until August 7 at 8 a.m.
The Facebook post indicated McNeill is innocent. Her attorney claims the victim, his mother and his brother hacked her Facebook account and made the post. However, the family denies that claim.
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The judge was not amused. He then rejected the guilty plea, and is forcing the case to go to trial.
A bit of a correction, this article states sentencing is delayed, but elsewhere that the judge ruled it would go to trial. Maybe he changed his mind.