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Darlington teacher kills self days before beginning jail sentence
Sturtz had been sentenced to jail for having sex with student
Jesse Sturtz
DARLINGTON — Jesse Sturtz, a 23-year-old former Darlington High School gym teacher, faced Lafayette County Judge Duane Jorgenson for the final time in a court appearance on Friday, Oct. 21. Sturtz took his own life days later, according to local authorities. He was to report to jail Oct. 31.