Francis Howell District teacher charged with possession of child porn

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by Elizabeth Eisele/ KMOV.com

KMOV.com

Posted on August 9, 2013 at 4:19 PM

Updated Friday, Aug 9 at 9:34 PM

(KMOV.com) -- A music teacher in the Francis Howell School District has been charged with the possession of child pornography.

A safety alert sent out to parents Friday afternoon at Harvest Ridge Elementary School stated Mr. James Gill was placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the charges.
 
St. Louis Police said they investigation uncovered the child porn on a computer in Gill's Florissant home.
 
The alert also stated that Gill had not been at work during any part of the new school year.
 
“Authorities have indicated that the child pornography appears to be images downloaded from internet sites,” reads the safety alert, “And there is no indication that any Harvest Ridge children are involved.”
 
Police said Gill is no longer in custody.
 
Stay with News 4 and KMOV.com for more information.
 

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