Former Wichita teacher accused of inappropriate relations extradited from Tulsa

Christin Covel
Christin Covel(KWCH)
Published: Jan. 12, 2022 at 8:38 AM CST
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - The former Wichita teacher accused of inappropriate relations with a 13-year-old in Wichita was booked into Sedgwick County Jail on Tuesday.

Jail records show Christin Covel was booked on charges of indecent liberties with a child and unlawful sexual relations; teacher with student. She is due to make her first court appearance Wednesday afternoon.

Covel was extradited from Tulsa, where she was teaching when the alleged crimes happened. Wichita Public Schools confirmed Covel was a teacher in the district from 2015-2020. She was arrested on a warrant through the Sedgwick County District Attorney’s Office on a case from December that has already been presented and charged, and she was housed in the Tulsa County Jail prior to being brought to Wichita.

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