Following the revelations revealed by the Grand Jury looking into the handling of sexual assaults in Loudoun County Public Schools, WhitbeckBennett Managing Partner, John Whitbeck, provided his thoughts on this situation as it relates to his client’s suit filed back in June.


Former Loudoun superintendent, schools spokesman indicted by Va. grand jury

By Hannah Natanson and Justin Jouvenal | December 12, 2022 | The Washington Post

“Two top Loudoun school officials have been indicted in the continued fallout from a state grand jury investigation into sexual assaults in the school system. One has already lost his job and the other has been placed on administrative leave.”

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Ex-LCPS superintendent and spokesman indicted in grand jury probe of schools

By: Evan Goodenow | December 12, 2022 | Loudoun Times-Mirror

A week after the release on Dec. 5 of a damning special grand jury report on the handling of two student sexual assaults by Loudoun County Public Schools officials, criminal charges were filed on Monday.”

“Ex-superintendent Scott A. Ziegler and LCPS spokesman Wayde B. Byard were indicted by the grand jury. It was formed by Attorney General Jason S. Miyares who commissioned it at the request of Gov. Glenn Youngkin, who had been highly critical of LCPS bathroom policies while campaigning last year. One of the assaults occurred in a bathroom.”

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Loudoun County school officials indicted amid student sexual assault investigation

By FOX 5 DC Digital Team | December 12, 2022 | News | FOX 5 DC

“RICHMOND, Va. – Two Loudoun County Public School officials have been indicted by a special grand jury investigating the mishandling of multiple sexual assaults in Loudoun County high schools as fallout on how the district handled two sexual assaults by the same student continues.”

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Former Loudoun County Superintendent Indicted by Special Grand Jury

Public information officer indicted on perjury charge, placed on leave

By Aimee ChoDrew WilderMatthew Stabley, and Matthew Barakat | December 12, 2022 | NBC 4

“A judge ordered special grand jury indictments against the recently fired Loudoun County Public Schools superintendent and the district’s spokesman unsealed a week after the release of the grand jury’s report detailing failures with the handling of two sexual assaults involving a student.”

“The grand jury indicted former Superintendent Scott Ziegler with misdemeanor counts of false publication, prohibited conduct and penalizing an employee for a court appearance, according to the Virginia attorney general’s office.”

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