Ex-Easley High School teacher facing sex charge

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

Friday, Sept. 28, 2012

EASLEY, S.C. (AP) -- A Pickens County high school teacher has resigned after being accused of having sex with a student.

Liberty police say 31-year-old John Kilgallen turned himself in Thursday afternoon.

School district officials say the Easley High School science teacher was put on leave Tuesday after a parent reported Kilgallen had sex with a 17-year-old student at the teacher's home in Liberty.

Investigators said the relationship started at the beginning of this school year.

Kilgallen is charged with sexual battery with a student. He was released on bond Thursday and faces up to five years in prison if convicted. It wasn't known if he had an attorney.

(Copyright 2012, The Associated Press)

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