Federal courts will hear a new lawsuit alleging that a southern Minnesota boarding school knew a former teacher was sexually abusing male students but took no action.
A southern Minnesota boarding school faces a third lawsuit alleging that the school knew a former teacher was sexually abusing male students but took no action. Attorneys for a former student filed the lawsuit Tuesday against Shattuck-St. Mary’s school in Faribault.
A southern Minnesota boarding school faces a third lawsuit alleging that the school knew a former teacher was sexually abusing male students but took no action.
A third civil suit was filed Tuesday in a Rice County Court against Shattuck-St. Mary’s School in Faribault, Minn., alleging that administrators knew a teacher had engaged in sexually-inappropriate behavior with male students. The student who filed the suit claims his was abused during the 2000-2001 school year by Lynn Seibel, according to the law firm of Jeff Anderson and Associates. Seibel was both a drama teacher and was a “dorm parent,” who lived with some of the students.
A former teacher at a boarding school in southern Minnesota has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for sexually abusing six male students more than a decade ago. Lynn Seibel pleaded guilty to seven counts in July, more than a year after police began investigating alleged sexual contact with students at Shattuck-St. Mary’s school.
A former student is suing a Faribault prep school in Rice County District Court alleging it allowed a teacher to continue to sexually exploit students.
Faribault police have arrested another teacher suspected of child sex abuse at Shattuck-St. Mary’s.
Faribault police say two more people have come forward in sex abuse scandal at Shattuck-St. Marys. Faribault Police Chief Don Gudmundson said since the charges were filed against a former teacher, one witness and one alleged victim have come forward.
The Minnesota Bureau Criminal Apprehension and the Faribault Police department are investigating a former teacher accused of abusing students at Shattuck – St Mary’s School.