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Investigation into teacher misconduct in McDowell County


An elementary school teacher is under investigation and has been put on administrative leave after allegations of inappropriate touching of students were reported earlier this week.

According to McDowell County School Superintendent Nelson Spencer, he received complaints from concerned parents and began an investigation. The school involved is Southside K - 8 in War, WV. 

There are few details at this point. The McDowell County Sheriff's Office, county Prosecutor's Office, and school officials are all looking into the matter. Any concerned parents who believe their child may have been affected are asked to contact the school principal directly.


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