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Seymour Middle School Teacher Arrested On Child Molesting Charge
Updated July 17, 2015 7:55 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(SEYMOUR) - Police arrested a Seymour teacher on charges of child molesting.

Seymour Police arrested 40- year-old Aaron D. Murray.

Murray, of Seymour, is a seventh-grade math teacher at Seymour Middle School. Murray has been a teacher with Seymour Community Schools for 15 years.

He is charged with two felony counts of child molesting.

According to police, Murray is accused of having a relationship with a student. Police say the victim was 12 years old when the relationship began this past school year. Officials say the two spent time together at school-related activities, but once school ended in May, the relationship intensified with social media interactions, shopping and hikes.

Police became involved on July 1 when the girl's parents reached out to authorities after hearing about inappropriate text messages on their daughter's phone.

According to police, based on information from Murray, the girl and her friends, they're aware of three or four incidents that they believe Murray engaged in sexual contact with the girl. Police say Murray cooperated with police and admitted to the allegations.

Police say at this time they're not aware of any other victims.

The school's superintendent says they'll follow protocol in seeking to terminate Murray's employment.



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