Utah Teacher Sentenced to At Least Eight Years for Sexual Relationship with Student  8

Screen Shot 2015-09-02 at 10.23.26 AMSchool: Provo High School

County & State: Utah County, Utah

Name of Teacher / Perpetrator: Donald Nelson Bills

Age of Teacher: 55

Month/Year of Arrest: January 2014

Month/Year of Sentencing: August 2015

News Source: KSL.com

 

Donald Nelson Bills, a former teacher at Provo High School, was sentenced to at least eight years and up to life in prison for what a judge described as a “calculated” effort to groom and sexually abuse a teenage student. In July, Bills pleaded guilty to five felony charges including forcible sodomy, object rape, forcible sexual abuse, obstructing justice, and tampering with a witness. Bills gave a lengthy apology in court, asking for forgiveness from his victim, her family, his own wife and family, the judge and court staff, and prosecutors.

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