HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL – Police say a middle school teacher had sex with one of her students at school.
“Hello this is Fredda Johnson, principle at Turkey Creek Middle School calling with an important message. One of our teachers has been arrested.”
These are the words no parent wants to hear delivered. The voice message was sent directly to the phones of every Turkey Creek Middle School parent.
A message informing them that Megan Connors, a 30 year old teacher, was arrested for having a romantic and sexual relationship with one of her students; A 15 year old boy.
“We just learned that these charges have come down. They’re very serious charges.” said Steve Hegarty of the Hillsborough Co School Dist.
According to the Sheriff’s Office Connors, who is listed as a math teacher on the school’s website, has been having sex with this student multiple times over the past month. Including while at school during school hours.
They even once allegedly left school in her personal car to have intercourse in the victim’s bedroom.
While it is still under investigation, at this point, detectives do not believe any other student was involved.
“She had nothing in her background that would suggest anything like this. You know it’s shocking and it’s disappointing.” said Steve Hegarty.