Former Grenfell, Sask., teacher pleads guilty to sexually assaulting 15-year-old boy

Tori Lynn Peterson, 23, sentenced to 18 months in jail

A former rural Saskatchewan teacher has been sentenced to 18 months at the Pine Grove Correctional Centre in Prince Albert.

Tori Lynn Peterson, 23, plead guilty in provincial court Tuesday to sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy. Her other charge of sexual interference was stayed.

Peterson was also ordered to provide a DNA sample, and to not own or use any guns for 10 years.

Regina police say they first received a report about a "sexual relationship" between Peterson and the boy in January.

According to her defence lawyer, Barry Nychuk, Peterson had just broken off an engagement to be married when — as per the agreed statement of facts — the 15-year-old admitted that he "instigated and initiated the sexual contact."

Nychuk told CBC News the boy was not Peterson's student at the time of the assault as she had been dismissed from her job by then.