Grant Co. band director indicted on 3 sex charges

GRANT COUNTY, KY (FOX19) - A Grant County band director has been indicted on three sex charges.

Kenneth "David" Owens, 34, was arrested on September 12 after rumors surfaced of an inappropriate relationship with a former student in 2011 reached the administration of the Grant County School District.

Owens, along with his wife Joann, were band directors at Beechwood High School.

The sheriff's office tells FOX19 that the alleged victim is a female former student who was 16-years-old at the time of the relationship.

A Kenton County prosecutor says a second victim came forward during the course of the investigation.

Kenneth Owens has been indicted on one count of sodomy, rape and sexual abuse. Joann has been charged with two counts of tampering with evidence.

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