Trinity Episcopal teacher charged in sexual relationship with minor

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A Trinity Episcopal School teacher has been charged with taking indecent liberties with a minor.

A grand jury indicted William Lee Hazelgrove, 55, in connection with an alleged incident two years ago involving a then 17-year-old.

Todd Stone is Hazelgrove's attorney. He released the following statement:

Mr. Hazelgrove has made a substantial positive impact over many years in the Richmond community. I urge those who know him to judge him based on their own first hand experiences and not on this allegation for which he is presumed innocent.  He is truly devastated and saddened about the impact of this matter on the Trinity Episcopal School community. 

Hazelgrove will appear in court on May 24.

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