Judge surprised by support for former teacher involved in student sex case
Judge: 'Frightening' to read letters supporting Christopher Skebo who had sex with student
A Macomb County judge is surprised by letters of support for a 29-year-old teacher who had sex with a student.
Christopher Skebo was sentenced to at least five years in prison Thursday. He was accused of having sex last year with a 17-year-old student and sending explicit photos and video to more teens.
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Skebo pleaded no contest to third-degree criminal sexual conduct and other crimes. He was a substitute music teacher at Stephenson High School in Sterling Heights and Tower High School in Warren.
Judge Mary Chrzanowski received 16 letters from supporters. She says it's "frightening" to see that people think the teacher is a good guy.
The judge says Skebo has "awful, deviant tendencies."
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Defense attorney Richard Marcil told The Macomb Daily that he had expected a shorter sentence.
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