Sheral Lee Smith, 39-year-old former private school teacher pled guilty to statutory rape in Hinds County Circuit Court. Smith had earlier plead guilty to four counts of statutory rape in Rankin County.
After the plea in Hinds County Smith was sentenced to 20 years, with 14 suspended and six to serve. She will also have five years of supervised probation upon release. The sentence will be served concurrently with the seven-year sentence Smith has been serving at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility for a related statutory rape convictions in Rankin County.
In June, Smith was sentenced to 20 years with 13 suspended and seven to serve in Rankin County.
Charges were issued in Hinds and Rankin counties because Smith crossed county lines to have sex with the victim, a 14-year-old boy, in a park.
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