School employee found not guilty of sex crime

A jury has found an employee at Rochester Public Schools not guilty of 3rd degree criminal sexual conduct.

40-year-old Jody Lynn Nelson of Stewartville was accused of having sex with a 16-year-old student during a party in October, 2009, at the home of the student’s mother.

Nelson pled not guilty and was acquitted after a three day jury trial in Olmsted County District Court.

Nelson worked as a para-professional with the school district.

Source: http://kimt.com/2015/10/26/school-employee-found-not-guilty-of-sex-crime/