Teacher at a Broken Arrow private school charged with rape
Friday, January 14th 2005, 2:23 pm
By: News On 6
Broken Arrow police arrest a school teacher for having sex with a student. He's charged with 2nd degree rape.
The teacher, 31-year-old William Andrew Cornell, was arrested at his home Friday afternoon, after an overnight investigation by police.
Cornell taught at Mingo Valley Christian School at 8700 East 61st Street, a small private school affiliated with Memorial Bible Church. The school had no comment on the arrest.
Broken Arrow Police started investigating Thursday night about 7 PM, when they found the teacher and student in a parked car, off school grounds. Broken Arrow Police Captain: Paul Krotter: "They observed a car parked in a secluded area, as they got closer, windows fogged up. Made contact with people inside who were adjusting their clothing.â€
Cornell taught Bible studies at the school, according to police, who say as of Friday he is no longer employed at the Mingo Valley.