Jessica Langford

Ex-teacher convicted of having sex with student out of prison

A former Miamisburg teacher convicted last year of a having sex with a middle school student in her classroom has been released from prison.

Jessica Langford, 33, was released Tuesday, according to the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction.

The Centerville woman’s release came nearly one year after being sentenced following a jury conviction on three counts each of sexual battery and unlawful sexual conduct with a minor.

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The former Miamisburg Middle School teacher was convicted by the Montgomery County jury in April 2018 in connection with a May 2017 incident with a 14-year-old boy in her classroom.

Sentencing on the decision by the panel of eight men and four women was handed down by Judge Timothy O’Connell, who said Langford should spent a year in the Ohio Reformatory for Women.

Upon release, O’Connell ordered Langford to register as a Tier III sex offender, meaning she must register her address with her local sheriff’s office every 90 days, and serve five years of probation.

Langford is a University of Dayton graduate who worked as a student teacher in Dayton Public Schools before being hired by Miamisburg.


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