Mary Kay Letourneau Dead of Cancer at 58

Mary Kay Letourneau, the former Washington school teacher who made headlines for her sexual relationship with an underage student in 1997, has died, according to multiplereports. She was 58.

Letourneau was battling Stage 4 cancer, People reports. The nature of her cancer has not yet been disclosed.

In 1997, Letourneau plead guilty to two counts of second degree child rape for her sexual relationship with a 12-year-old student, Vili Fualaau. She was sentenced to seven years in prison.

Letourneau illegally continued her relationship with Fualaau, giving birth to two children with the minor by the time he was 15. They continued their relationship after she left prison in 2004, and got married in 2005.

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