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UPDATE: A Steubenville School Employee Accused in Rape Case Cover-Up Resigns Post

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WTRF.COM UPDATE:

William Rhinaman, the Steubenville City School employee indicted by the Grand Jury in the Steubenville rape case, has resigned his position with the school.

Rhinaman's request was accepted by the Steubenville School Board during a special session on Friday, November 1.


ORIGINAL STORY:

William Rhinaman, Steubenville City School's Director of Technology who was indicted by the Grand Jury in the Steubenville rape case earlier this month, has officially been placed on administrative leave with pay.

On Wednesday night, the board of education voted unanimously to approve Superintendent Mike McVey's recommendation.

The IT company World Radio will temporarily fill the position that Rhinaman held. He must also turn over the passwords that the school uses.

(Related story: Man Indicted by Steubenville Grand Jury Pleads Not Guilty to Charges)

Rhinaman, 53, of Mingo Junction, entered a plea of not guilty to felony charges of tampering with evidence, perjury, obstructing justice, and obstructing official business in early October.