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Former HS Band Director Arrested On Sex Abuse Charges

Contributor: Christine Winter
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Updated: 9/13/2013 8:35 pm
A former Grant County Schools band director is facing sexual abuse charges.

Cincinnati.com says 34-year-old Kenneth “David” Owens was arrested Thursday.

It says Grant County Schools Superintendent Ronald Gene Livingood put out this statement:

“On Wednesday, September 11th, the administration of the Grant County School District became aware of rumors that a high school faculty member, David Owens, may have been involved in an inappropriate relationship with a former student. The administration acted immediately to investigate and within 24 hours of first hearing these rumors, Mr. Owens had resigned in lieu of termination. As a result of our report, Mr. Owens has been arrested.”

Owens wife JoAnn is reportedly employed as a band director with Grant County Schools.


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