Teacher Gets 8 Years for Sex With Skyline Girl Who Wore T-shirt in Court as ‘apology' to Him

A former Skyline High School teacher was sentenced Friday to eight years in prison for having a sexual relationship with a student. Darryl Johnson Sr., 51, pleaded guilty to having an improper relationship between an educator and student, a second-degree felony. Visiting Judge Gary Stephens sentenced Johnson after a hearing Friday. After Johnson was sentenced, one of his relatives pointed at his victim and shouted, "You will suffer." The former student, now 21, wore a T-shirt with an image of Johnson while she testified. She said she still loves Johnson. She said their relationship began when she was a freshman at Skyline, where he was a teacher."I had a T-shirt made to symbolize my apology to you," the woman said. The back of the shirt read: "Happiness is not overrated." The front of the shirt had several codes printed on it, many of them Johnson used when messaging the girl while she was in high school. "I knew it was wrong," she testified. "He knew it was wrong. It was a way to communicate without other people catching on." Johnson is married with a son around the age of his victim.   Continue reading...

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