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Raleigh County Sheriff's Dept. launches investigation into missing funds at Parks and Rec.


LAKE STEPHENS, W.Va. (WVVA) The Raleigh County Sheriff's Dept. has launched an investigation after audit of the Raleigh County's Parks and Recreation Authority showed $18,500 unaccounted for from the 2017 budget. 

According to Commission Pres. Dave Tolliver, former Superintendent Michelle Walker of Parks and Rec. voluntarily resigned from the position after the results of the audit were brought to her attention. 

Tolliver said interviews for a replacement superintendent are scheduled for Tuesday. Some of the benefits of the position include a house and a $30,000+ salary. 

Raleigh County Sheriff's Dept. Deputy R.A. Robinson has been assigned to handle the investigation. As of Monday morning, no charges had been filed. 

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