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Former Teacher Pleads Guilty to Sexual Assault

By: Jeremy Edwards Email
By: Jeremy Edwards Email

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A former teacher in Kanawha County has admitted to sexually abusing three students.

It happened about 30 years ago, but John Watt III didn't admit to it until Friday.

Watt was charged with two counts of third degree sexual assault through an information.

Watt admitted to having sex and molesting three students while he was a teacher at McKinley Middle School in Kanawha County during his hearing Friday.

Watt will be sentenced on March 31.

Watt retired from Kanawha County Schools.


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