McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

April 22, 2013

Investigation into allegations of inappropriate touching at Edmond Doyle Elementary School has been handed to DA

By Jeanne LeFlore
Staff Writer

McALESTER — An investigation into allegations of inappropriate touching by an employee at Edmond Doyle Elementary School has been handed over to district attorney’s office, police say.

No arrests have been made in the April 10 case and no charges have been filed.

McAlester Det. Capt. Gary Wansick said Friday that his forensic investigators have completed their investigation and the report was handed to District 18 District Attorney Farley Ward.

Wansick said the employee is a male and more than one student was involved in the April 10 allegations.

The employee has been suspended with pay since the incident and will not be on school property during the investigation, according to Superintendent Marsha Gore.

“We are waiting on the DA’s office to see if criminal charges are brought,” Gore said.

She declined to identify the employee or further details of the allegations.

Contact Jeanne LeFlore at jleflore@mcalesternews.com.

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