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Ex-Phoenix teacher Kenne Worthen gets 25 years in prison for inappropriate relationship with girl
Posted: 12:03 PM, Aug 05, 2016
Updated: 2016-08-06 16:11:10Z
A former Phoenix teacher will spend the next 25 years behind bars for having an inappropriate relationship with a young girl.
29, was also sentenced Friday to lifetime probation. He pleaded guilty to sexual conduct with a minor and two counts of attempt to commit molestation of a child.
Worthen, who used to be a teacher at
was arrested in April 2015. Police said Worthen had been
exchanging inappropriate text messages
with the then 12-year-old girl.
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