We can't help but feel bad for Maricopa County Supervisor Fulton Brock. Sure, his religious family-man persona can be obnoxious at times, but nobody should have to deal with the fact that their wife of 28 years allegedly had sex with a teenager. But Brock is dealing with it, and we got word today that he's filed for divorce.
In a one-sentence statement from his PR flack, Jason Rose, Brock announced this morning "I have filed paperwork to end my marriage of 28 years."
As you may recall, Brock's wife, Susan Brock, was arrested last week after the parents of a teenager, with whom she was allegedly having a sexual relationship for at least three years, found sexually charged text messages from Brock on a cell phone she bought for the boy. She used the name "Timmy Turner" when text-messaging him.
The boy claims he and Brock carried out a three-year sexual relationship -- from the time he was 14 until he was 17 -- in which the two had sexual encounters in Brock's car, the house she shares with her husband and children, and even at her mother's house.
The boy has a girlfriend whose parents don't approve of their relationship. So Brock allegedly let the boy and his girlfriend have sex at her house. She even bought the two condoms, court documents claim.
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In total, Brock's been charged with 15 sex-with-a-child-related charges.
The case is being handled by the Pinal County Attorney's Office, but Brock is held without bail at a Maricopa County jail.