Coral Springs dance instructor arrested for having sex with a minor

 

A Broward County dance instructor has been arrested for allegedly having sex with a teenage boy half her age.

According to police, Jennifer Deberry, 30, met the 15-year-old victim at the Dance Effect Studio in Coral Springs, where she worked.

The two reportedly began a sexual relationship in September of 2012 which lasted until January of 2013.

The victim claimed he originally met Deberry when he was 13.

Police detectives said they obtained 117 pages of text messages between Deberry and the victim which detailed the relationship.

Deberry is out of jail on a $10,000 bond.

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