It started with a shoulder rub every time.
Katie Burnell, 34, asked her friend’s two teenage boys for a massage, a move that quickly and regularly escalated into sex on the couch, according to the Clay County Sheriff's Office.
Deputies say the teens’ mom knew that her 15- and 17-year-old boys would routinely go over to Burnell’s house, but that she had trusted her friend with her sons and didn’t think much of the visits, reported WFTV 9.
Officials said the boys’ mother ultimately found out and called police, which told CBS 47 that the 17-year-old had sex with Burnell four times since September. The younger brother’s encounter with Burnell allegedly happened over the Christmas holiday.
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Burnell’s modus operandi? Her shoulders hurt and she needed a massage.
Burnell — of Orange Park, right outside of Jacksonville — was arrested Thursday and charged with four counts of carnal intercourse with a person under 18, as well as lewd and lascivious behavior with a victim aged 12 to 16, jail records show. She’s being held on $65,015 bond.