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Lance Clement, an elementary school principal, was being investigated by Fresno authorities who suspect he had sexual relations with a student.

Fresno Bee: Elementary school principal kills self amid sex abuse probe

Published: Saturday, Jun. 7, 2014 - 12:04 pm

A rural Fresno County elementary school principal suspected of having sexual activity with a student killed himself Friday morning at his home after deputies came there to search it, Fresno County sheriff's officials said.

Orange Center Elementary principal Lance Clement, 42, shot himself at his Hanford-area home, said Fresno County sheriff's Lt. John Golden. Sheriff's detectives showed up about 7:30 a.m. to serve him with a search warrant and heard the shot as they approached Clement's home, but were unable to save him, Golden said.

Read the Fresno Bee's entire story here.

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