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A St. Louis teacher who was arrested and charged last November with molesting a 7-year-old student three years earlier has now been charged with trying to a hire a hitman to kill that same student and his family.

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This horrific story all started when Deonte Taylor, 36, was a teacher’s assistant at Lusher Elementary in 2015. That’s when he allegedly removed the boy from class and took him to another room where he assaulted him, @ksdknews and @newsweek report. Although the boy and his family reported the incident immediately after the alleged attack, Taylor was not charged until years later and even went on to become a teacher in another district during that time.

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Taylor was eventually arrested last November after a DNA test revealed that his sample matched the DNA found on his alleged victim at the time of the incident. Now authorities say while Taylor was awaiting trial in February, he allegedly attempted to arrange for someone to kill the now 10-year-old victim and his family to silence them.

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Authorities also claim that Taylor convinced his boyfriend, 66-year-old Michael Johnson, to pay the hitman to carry out the killings, according to the charging document. But the intended hitman ended up becoming a-read more at TheShadeRoom.com.

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TSR STAFF: Christina C! @cdelafresh __________ A St. Louis teacher who was arrested and charged last November with molesting a 7-year-old student three years earlier has now been charged with trying to a hire a hitman to kill that same student and his family. __________ This horrific story all started when Deonte Taylor, 36, was a teacher’s assistant at Lusher Elementary in 2015. That’s when he allegedly removed the boy from class and took him to another room where he assaulted him, @ksdknews and @newsweek report. Although the boy and his family reported the incident immediately after the alleged attack, Taylor was not charged until years later and even went on to become a teacher in another district during that time. ___________ Taylor was eventually arrested last November after a DNA test revealed that his sample matched the DNA found on his alleged victim at the time of the incident. Now authorities say while Taylor was awaiting trial in February, he allegedly attempted to arrange for someone to kill the now 10-year-old victim and his family to silence them. ___________ Authorities also claim that Taylor convinced his boyfriend, 66-year-old Michael Johnson, to pay the hitman to carry out the killings, according to the charging document. But the intended hitman ended up becoming a-read more at TheShadeRoom.com.

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