Former substitute teacher accused of rape acquitted

Former substitute teacher accused of rape acquitted

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - According to Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington, a Caraway woman accused of raping a 13-year-old boy was acquitted Thursday.

Latasha Schoolfield was accused of raping the child at her home and a Jonesboro hotel, authorities said, noting she also reportedly exchanged nude images with the boy.

The jury was selected Wednesday to hear the case in Craighead County Circuit Court.

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