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Police: Boone counselor had sexual relationship with student

UNION TWP., Pa. - A guidance counselor at Daniel Boone Area High School stands accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student.

Jamie Witzel, 40, of Schwenksville, Montgomery County, is facing charges of statutory sexual assault, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, unlawful contact with a minor, institutional sexual assault, corruption of minors and indecent assault.

Investigators said Witzel repeatedly had sexual intercourse with a male student in 2016 and 2017. Officials said the encounters took place in Witzel's office and in her car.

The student was 15 years old at the time, according to police.

Witzel was released on $50,000 unsecured bail after surrendering to police.


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