Former teacher’s aide charged with assaulting second teen

Kyle Damato-Kushel (Photo provided by the Stratford Police Dept.)


TRUMBULL, Conn. (AP) — A 46-year-old former teacher’s aide awaiting trial on charges she carried on a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old student has been arrested again in connection with the assault of another teen.

The Connecticut Post reports that Kyle Damato-Kushel was charged Wednesday with multiple counts of both sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor.

Related: Police: Aide had sex with teen she’d known since preschool

Police say Damato-Kushell’s first victim told officers she had sex with his 16-year-old friend in August 2014.

Police say the former aide at Wooster Middle School in Stratford had sexual contact with both boys after picking them up and taking them to a Marriott Hotel in Trumbull. Damato-Kushel’s two daughters, now ages 8 and 15, were allegedly present in the room.

Damato-Kushell’s attorney told police she refused to be interviewed regarding the new charges.

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Information from: Connecticut Post, http://www.connpost.com

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