Traverse City Record-Eagle


October 3, 2012

Ex-TCAPS janitor pleads guilty to sex charge

— TRAVERSE CITY — A former East Middle School janitor who had sex with a student pleaded guilty to a pair of felonies.

Marc William Morris, 29, pleaded guilty to two counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct with a person aged 13 to 15, court officials said. Three counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct were dismissed as part of the deal.

Morris is scheduled to be sentenced on Oct. 19.

Morris, the son of former Traverse City Area Public Schools board president Gerald Morris, began a sexual relationship with a then-13-year-old girl in 2010 when she attended East Middle School and he worked there as a custodian.

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