Wilkinson Teacher Charged with Child Molestation

1:18 PM, Jan 29, 2013   |    comments
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A teacher at Wilkinson County High School is under arrest, facing charges of child molestation.

That's according to an e-mail from a spokesman for the school system, which says he was taken to the Wilkinson County Law Enforcement Center.

The e-mail identifies the teacher as Cornelius Danta Jones.

The system says he resigned Monday as investigators questioned him over alleged inappropriate conduct with a student.

His resignation would need to be officially approved by the school board.

We have not been able to reach the Sheriff's Office for comment.

A news release says high school administration is assisting with the ongoing investigation, and quotes the superintendent, Dr. Aaron Geter,  as saying, "Any allegation of harm against a student is taken seriously and we are working with the proper authorities as they investigate."


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