Former teacher Mark Berndt sentenced to 25 years

Mark Berndt, a former teacher, was sentenced Friday to 25 years in prison for committing lewd acts against nearly two dozen Los Angeles children. Berndt, who taught at Miramonte Elementary School for three decades, pleaded no contest to 23 counts of lewd conduct. The allegations against him included spoon-feeding semen to blindfolded children, feeding them semen-tainted cookies and placing cockroaches on their faces.Read more: Miramonte teacher sentenced to 25 years in prison for lewd conduct
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