Casey Lee Palmer, 47, told her schoolboy victim she wanted to teach him how to be a better lover for future girlfriends and demanded that he keep their encounters secret because nobody would understand.
The Ottawa bookkeeper met the boy when he was just 12, and by 14, they were having sex in the woods and in her house when he was on break from school.
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Palmer was originally charged with 10 counts of sex crimes against a minor but has pleaded guilty to two offences — sexual invitation and transmitting images of a minor. Palmer, on bail, is scheduled to be sentenced later this year.
“This placed an insurmountable amount of emotional and psychological pressure on (the boy), causing him to act out and become confused about the nature of their relationship and how he was to process it,” according to an agreed statement of facts filed in court.
Palmer and the boy exchanged sexually-explicit images over the internet. Police seized and reviewed thousands of text messages and videos. Once printed out, their conversations amounted to 1,500 pages, court heard.
Palmer said she was suffering from postpartum depression and addiction.
In 2019, the boy contacted her out of concern when Palmer had been arrested for impaired driving after separating from her husband. He reached out to see how she was doing. In a drunken phone call, Palmer said she wanted to be the boy’s “first sexual experience,” according to the agreed statement of facts.
Palmer apologized in court and expressed deep regret.
A victim impact statement filed by the boy’s family was filed in court but was sealed so its contents are not public.
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