STATESVILLE, N.C. — Troutman Middle school teacher, Kyle Christopher McKay, has been suspended with pay pending an investigation by the Mooresville Police Department into allegations of sexual exploitation of a minor, the school district announced Tuesday.
McKay has been teaching at Troutman since August 2015 and has been charged with one count of felony 2nd-degree sexual exploitation of a minor.
The Mooresville Police Department later confirmed that McKay is facing two additional counts of child pornography, as of July 29. Those additional charges were served to McKay while he was in custody.
McKay is in the Iredell Detention Facility on a $140,000 bond.
According to a released statement, no student within the Iredell-Statesville Schools was involved with this charge.
No other details regarding the allegations were immediately available.
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