The Georgia Supreme Court earlier Friday ordered that he be released, ruling that his sentence was cruel and unusual punishment. Wilson, 21, was convicted in of having oral sex with a consenting year-old girl when he was Wilson said he first heard about the possibility he'd be freed Friday when someone told him word was out on the radio.
One morning in , Leah DuBuc, a twenty-two-year-old college student in Kalamazoo, began writing an essay for English class that she hoped would save her life. She knew that people like her had been beaten, bombed, shot at, killed. DuBuc had grown up in Howell, Michigan, a small town of berry and melon farmers. In high school, she had thrived. Her friend, who had just given birth to a baby girl, had logged on to the Michigan Public Sex Offender Registry Web site to search for local predators. Something DuBuc had done at the age of ten had caught up with her.
A former Miamisburg Middle School teacher convicted last year of having sex with a year-old in her classroom was released from prison last week. Here are key dates involving the year-old and the Miamisburg City School District, according to records from the school district, police, court and the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction:. Concern is reported by other staff members. Homan said the teacher does not embrace the plan and raises the issue of resigning from the district. Langford is placed on administrative leave and later resigns in a letter dated that day. Police Department alleging Langford had sex in her classroom with a year-old student. A series of police interviews with Miamisburg students begin. One student said he had sex with Langford.
In , Wilson was convicted of aggravated child molestation for having oral sex with a year-old girl when he was He was sentenced to 10 years without parole, the mandatory minimum under Georgia law at the time. And on Friday afternoon, Wilson, now 21, a former high school honor student and football star, walked free from the Al Burruss Correctional Training Center after 32 months behind bars. He was calm, soft-spoken and relieved. Wilson was joined by his 9-year-old sister, Jiaya; his attorney, B. Bernstein; and his mother, Juannessa Bennett. He told reporters he planned to attend college and pursue a degree in sociology. Wilson is African American and, like the recent case of six black youths charged in a beating in Jena, La.