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Former Fontenelle Elementary teacher pleads guilty in child sexual assault case

Posted: 7:29 PM, May 06, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-07 00:29:12Z
Gregory Sedlacek

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Gregory Sedlacek, 31, a former first-grade teacher at Fontenelle Elementary School, pleaded guilty to sexual assault of a child Monday.

He's accused of three counts of 1st degree sexual assault of a child. Each count carries a punishment up to life in prison.

Police arrested him in December.

Teachers say they witnessed Sedlacek engaging in inappropriate contact with a student.

After further investigation, law enforcement became aware of other instances of sexual assault involving young children and brought forth additional charges.

Sedlacek is scheduled for sentencing on July 23rd.