An assistant principal at a North Carolina highschool accused of sex acts with a student within the 1990s has been found dead, police mentioned Friday.
David Eugene Bostian, 59, was found dead by Wilmington police at his Tipton Courtroom house about 9 a.m. — simply hours after he was arrested and launched on bond, a police spokeswoman confirmed to The Publish.
Detectives had been investigating the circumstances surrounding Bostian’s loss of life, spokeswoman Jessica Williams mentioned.
“The trigger of loss of life continues to be beneath investigation presently,” Williams wrote in an e-mail.
Bostian, an assistant principal at Noble Center Faculty, was charged Thursday with two counts of a sexual offense by a authorities worker after a former student at New Hanover Excessive Faculty mentioned that they had a sexual relationship spanning two years within the early 1990s, Lt. Jerry Brewer mentioned.
The pair allegedly didn’t have sex, however the “abuse was ongoing for over two years,” Brewer instructed The Publish.
The student — who known as a faculty useful resource officer to report the allegations Thursday — is believed to have been 15 and 16 on the time, Brewer mentioned.
Bostian was taken into custody early Friday after assembly with investigators trying into the allegations. Brewer mentioned he was given a $150,000 unsecured bond and was launched.
A spokesperson for New Hanover County Colleges instructed WECT that Bostian resigned his place at Noble Center Faculty early Friday. He had been employed by New Hanover County Colleges since 1985, the station reported.