Former Stanhope Elmore Teacher Indicted


By Alabama News Network

A former high school coach accused of raping a 17-year old student has been indicted by an Elmore County grand jury.

Jeffrey Stanton is charged with on count of a Sex Act with a Student.

Stanton turned himself into police in February after a student claimed he raped her in his classroom.

Stanton has denied the allegations.

He was fired from Stanhope Elmore High School in March.

His arraignment is set for May 13th.