Ex-teacher at Seattle private school charged

SEATTLE (AP) — A former teacher at a Seattle private religious school has been charged with four counts of first-degree child molestation.

The Seattle Times reports Jordan Murray went by the honorary title of “Rabbi Yaakov Murray” at the Jewish Orthodox Torah Day School in south Seattle.

King County prosecutors say the 32-year-old is accused of sexually touching two of his young students during classes when other children were present.

A spokesman for King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg says Murray is a married father of three and does not have a criminal history.

Formal charges were filed Tuesday. He is scheduled to be arraigned May 20.

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