Giesler Court Appearance Scheduled For May 21

A court appearance for Elizabeth Giesler was set for 9 a.m. on Tuesday, May 21, in Ste. Genevieve front of Judge Wendy Wexler Horn.

Giesler, former assistant principal at Ste. Genevieve Middle School, faces six felony counts — two charges each of statutory sodomy in the second degree, sexual contact with a student, and statutory rape in the second degree.

According to the Missouri Courts website, at the March 19 court appearance for a plea and trial setting, the defense requested — with no objection from the state — to pass until May 21.

In February, the court sustained the defendant’s motion for a change of judge from Jerel Lee Poor II to Wexler Horn.

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