• Iredell-Statesville Schools teacher charged with indecent liberties with students

    By: DaShawn Brown

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    IREDELL COUNTY, N.C. - An Iredell-Statesville Schools teacher is accused of touching students inappropriately, the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.

    Neil David Krasnigor, 57, was a teacher at Mount Mourne IB School when the report was filed on March 27.


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    Krasnigor is charged with seven counts of indecent liberties with a minor and one count of assault on a female.

    There were three victims between 12 and 14 years old, officials said.

    Krasnigor was arrested Wednesday by the Cabarrus County Sheriff’s Office and was given a $100,000 secure bond. 

    His attorney released the following statement regarding the charges against him:

    "Mr. Krasnigor adamantly denies the charges.  He has dedicated his career to excellence in education and is stunned by these allegations.  We look forward to a trial as soon as we can get one."

    A spokesperson with Iredell-Statesville Schools said Krasnigor has been suspended with pay. He’s worked with the district since 2005.

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