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Peoria Heights Athletic Director resigns after accusations of inappropriate communications with recent graduates

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Peoria Heights, Il. (HOI) - Peoria Heights School District says their Athletic Director, Matt King, has resigned from his position after investigating accusations of inappropriate communication with recent graduates that are female.

In a press release, the school district says they have not seen evidence of illegal conduct but the messages through text messages and social media to recent graduates were inappropriate. The release goes on to say that when King was contacted about the matter, he voluntarily resigned.

The press release does not go into detail about the specifics of the messages sent to the young women.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the school district or law enforcement.

Jenise Rebholz

Evening Anchor, Heart of Illinois ABC
@JeniseRebholzTV

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