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Steubenville Superintendent resigns ahead of trial involving rape case

Superintendent Michael McVey resigns. (Source: WXPI) Superintendent Michael McVey resigns. (Source: WXPI)
STEUBENVILLE, OH (WOIO) - Steubenville City Schools Superintendent Michael McVey resigned Monday. 

As a result, the charges against him stemming from a sex case was dropped. McVey was charged with tampering with evidence and obstruction of justice in the investigation of the rape involving a couple of Steubenville football players. 

McVey's trial was scheduled to being today. 

Following his resignation Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine issued a statement on the resolution of the charges:

“Following the resignation of Michael McVey today as superintendent of Steubenville City Schools and agreement not to be employed by Steubenville City Schools in any capacity, the Attorney General's Office has agreed to dismiss without prejudice all pending charges regarding his alleged failures, as the chief administrator of the schools, to cooperate with BCI in its investigations of alleged rapes involving Steubenville High School students. I am satisfied that he has been held accountable for his actions with this agreement and consider this a just result.”

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