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Dance Teacher Found Guilty of Statutory Rape

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Booking photo of Torris Caston.

Booking photo of Torris Caston.

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ST. LOUIS (AP) - A 64-year-old St. Louis dance instructor faces up to 20 years in prison after his conviction for statutory rape of a 15-year-old girl.

KMOV-TV reports that a St. Louis jury found Torris Caston guilty on Thursday after a four-day trial. The teen was a ballet student at Caston’s Webster Groves dance studio. Police say the crime happened between 2004 and 2005.

Caston also has separate charges pending against him for allegedly physically assaulting a woman at a chapel on the Saint Louis University campus.

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