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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A former Burnsville High School music teacher accused of having sex with a 16-year-old student has pleaded guilty Monday.READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: Next Dose Of Snow Could Make For Commute Headaches
Erik Akervik, 30, pleaded guilty to one count of third-degree criminal sexual conduct in connection to having sex with the student and sending nude photos of himself to another student.
A second count of third-degree criminal sexual conduct for the same act involving the same victim has been dismissed.READ MORE: Archambault Lifts Coyotes Over Tommies 90-79
After Akervik was initially charged, more teenagers came forward from the church accusing him of sending inappropriate messages.
A sentencing date has been set for June 14.MORE NEWS: 'Hockey Party’: Hundreds Compete In Pond Hockey Tournament's Opening Weekend Finale
A felony charge of electronic solicitation of a child was previously severed by the court and is now set for a jury trial on July 9.