MO principal on paid leave amidst investigation

MO principal on paid leave amidst investigation

DONIPHAN, MO (KAIT) - A Missouri principal is on paid administrative leave after being accused of inappropriate communications with a former student.

According to Doniphan R-1 Superintendent Jennifer Snyder, High School Principal Ron McCutchen was put on paid leave Oct. 1.

The following is a statement Snyder released about the situation:

An allegation has recently come to our attention concerning inappropriate communications between a District employee and a former student of the District. The District will cooperate fully with any official investigation into the incident by appropriate authorities, but in order to protect the privacy of those involved in the incident, the District cannot provide further detail about the incident or the student or personnel involved, either in response to media inquiries or inquiries by anyone else not personally connected to the incident.

Region 8 News will track this story and update with any new developments as they become available.

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