Middle School Teacher Takes Own Life After Being Accused Of Having Sex With Student

Middle School Teacher Suicide Sex With Student
Source: Gwinnett County Police

Oct. 19 2018, Updated 12:54 p.m. ET

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A middle school teacher from Georgia was found dead inside a car this Wednesday, days after he was accused of having an inappropriate sexual relationship with a student.

Zachary Meadors' body was discovered slouched inside a vehicle in Lawrenceville highway, according to police. While no details have been revealed, it appears he shot himself amid his underage sex scandal.

As has learned, the English teacher was reported missing by his family this Monday and was last seen alive Saturday. While he was scheduled to meet with the school district on Monday, he never showed up.

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According to WSB, he was being sought on charges of child molestation, computer pornography and child exploitation. His alleged victim was a 12-year-old boy.

Police told PEOPLE there was a warrant out for Meadors' arrest at the time of his suspected suicide, though they did not clarify why.

Reports claim Zachary Meadors left an apology letter for his family, thought the content has not been released.


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