Kaitlyn Hunt, facing charges over same-sex high school relationship, is sent back to jail
Kaitlyn Hunt, who, at 18 and while still a high school senior, was charged with a felony over a same-sex relationship with a freshman classmate, is back in jail.
According to prosecutors, Hunt violated a pre-trial agreement by contacting her ex-girlfriend, the alleged victim in the case. As a result, prosecutors have withdrawn Hunt's plea deal offer.
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Indian River County Sheriff's Sgt. Thomas Raulen told Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers the bond company that posted Hunt's bail brought her to jail. He reportedly emphasized that her arrest was not a result of judicial action but rather done at the discretion of the bail/bond agent.
Prosecutors said last week that Hunt contacted the alleged victim in the case almost daily since March 1, the Orlando Sentinel reported.
According to the paper, court documents say Hunt and the girl had contact through nearly 20,000 text messages and Facebook.