Former West County Teacher Faces Felony Charges for Sending Pornographic Images to Student

(St. James) A former West County school teacher has been arrested for child sex crimes.

Rikki Lyn Laughlin faces seven felony charges in Maries County for an inappropriate relationship  with a student while working in the St. James School District.

Police say the 25-year old Laughlin sent pornographic videos and nude pictures of herself to a 16-year old student.

The former Irondale resident worked at the West County School District for two years before moving to St. James.