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Apr 19, 2017 9:57 PM

Ex-Phillips Exeter admissions officer will 'likely' get plea deal in sexual assault case

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BRENTWOOD — According to a dispositional conference at Rockingham Superior Court, a plea agreement is "likely" for a former Phillips Exeter Academy admissions officer charged with sexually assaulting a boy in the 1970s.

According to Seacoastonline, a plea and sentencing hearing is scheduled for May 13 for Arthur Peekel, 75. Peekel was charged with four counts of sexual assault for allegedly assaulting a 14-year-old boy in November 1973, when the boy visited the Phillips Exeter Academy campus as a prospective student.

READ: Former Phillips Exeter teacher facing sexual misconduct allegations turned himself in

The alleged victim in the case is Phillips Exeter 1977 graduate Lawrence Jenkens, who has been publicly open about the alleged abuse on Facebook and to numerous media outlets.

Peekel went on from Phillips Exeter to be named Illinois Teacher of the Year for 1991 to 1992, where he taught at a school in Arlington Heights. He remains free on $25,000 personal recognizance bail.

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