Married superintendent couple await trial on sex crimes, child endangering charges

 

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Two married former public school administrators are set to go on trial in February, accused of sexual abuse and endangering children.

ODonnell Patrick

PATRICK O'DONNELL

ODonnell Heather

HEATHER O'DONNELL

Pat O’Donnell, 52, the former superintendent of Indian Lake schools, is charged with 14 total counts of sex offenses, including charges of firstdegree felony rape; seconddegree felony sexual battery; and third-degree felony gross sexual imposition.

Heather O’Donnell, 46, is charged with two counts of endangering children, which is also a third-degree felony.

She is the former superintendent of the Midwest Regional Educational Service Center.

Pat O’Donnell is accused of having sexual contact with a girl, 10 years old at the time of the alleged abuse and who was not a student at Indian Lake, while Heather O’Donnell allegedly failed to report the abuse after the girl revealed it to her.

 

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