Former dance teacher sentenced for sexual assault

By Conor Mooney

Former dance teacher sentenced for sexual assault

November 15, 2013 Updated Nov 15, 2013 at 4:03 PM EST

Waverly, NY (WBNG Binghamton) A former dance instructor will serve at least 12 years in state prison for sexual assault of a child.

In May of 2013, Samantha Stone, 34, of Waverly, was found guilty of performing sexual acts with a child under the age of 13.

The assaults began in 2003 and continued over a period of five years.

At least one instance included oral sexual conduct.

Friday, she was sentenced to 12 years to life in prison.

She worked at Studio J in Waverly and Dance Warehouse in Taylor, Pa.

She is also known as Samantha Werkheiser.