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Myrtle teacher waives probable cause hearing

Myrtle teacher waives probable cause hearing

Posted: Thu Nov 08 17:46:56 PST 2018
Updated: Thu Nov 08 17:46:57 PST 2018

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inappropriately touching two students has been arrested... this after he waived a probable cause hearing this morning... wtva's shante sumpter joins us live with how the discovery was made... marty cook was expected to show up for court here, but shortly after he turned himself into the union county jail. we learned more about what he is accused of in these affidavits. this all started last wednesday when the school district contacted the sheriff. ." former myrtle high school teacher and coach marty cook faces three counts of touching a child for lustful purposes. wtva obtained these affidavits..which outline three incidents involved two students under the age of 18...the most recent allegedly taking place last week. the documents say cook touched one student on the leg and thigh, and another on the breast. we interviewed the victim and talked to them. we interviewed mr.cook and talked to them. me:did they have similar incidents, these encounters with him? yes they were both similar in nature. marty cook's attorney gave wtva this statement saying my client is cloaked with the presumption of innocence and maintains that presumption. obviously it's a sensitive issue for everyone involved and i hope everyone respects the privacy of those parties and their families. cook has since bonded out of
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