Yuma teacher's aide charged with sex crime

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YUMA -- A former Yuma Elementary School District teacher's aide has been charged with one count of sexual assault and one count of sexual conduct with a minor.

Police began investigating 49-year-old Debra Kylochko on August 3 when they received allegations she was having sexual intercourse with a minor. The alleged victim in the case is 14 years old.

Kylochko was arrested on Friday and a judge set bail at $1.4 million during a hearing on Tuesday. The state had sought a bail of $1.5 million because of the charges.

District Superintendent Darwin Stiffler said Tuesday that Kylochko had not been employed with the district since June 5.

Kylochko's next court appearance is scheduled for Aug. 25.

Information from: The Sun

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