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Man facing criminal sexual conduct charge enters guilty plea

November 1, 2017 GMT

A former Silver Bluff High School employee pleaded guilty Tuesday related to charges of criminal sexual conduct involving a minor.

Richard Jeffery, of Aiken, entered into a guilty plea, according to Assistant Solicitor Ashley Hammack, and will face sentencing at a later date.

According to a previous article in the Aiken Standard, Jeffery was charged in 2015 with 13 counts of sexual conduct involving a minor for events ranging from 1998 to 2001.

According to the article, Jeffery was identified as a former school safety monitor.

Jeffery was placed on administrative leave in May 2015 after Aiken County School District officials learned of the investigation, according to the article.

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Reports state that the incident did not involve a student and did not happen on school grounds.