Ex-New England prep school student sentenced to one year in prison

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Posted: Oct 29, 2015 4:23 PM

CONCORD, N.H. (Reuters) - A New Hampshire judge on Thursday sentenced a former student at an elite prep school to serve one year in prison for luring an underage fellow student into a sexual encounter in the final weeks of the school year.

The student, 20-year-old Owen Labrie, was convicted in August at the end of a high-profile trial that cast a harsh light on the culture of the elite St. Paul's School.

(Reporting by Ted Siefer; Writing by Scott Malone; Editing by Richard Valdmanis)