KY high school teacher resigns, accused of recording people changing in bathroom

KY high school teacher resigns, accused of recording people changing in bathroom
The district accepted the resignation of 53-year-old teacher and coach Mark Boggess. (Source: Calloway County Jail)

MURRAY, KY (KFVS) - A Murray High School teacher is accused of recording people changing in a bathroom.

On Monday, April 29 at 9 a.m. the Murray Independent School District superintendent announced that the district accepted the resignation of 53-year-old teacher and coach Mark Boggess.

District officials said the position will be advertised and a replacement will be selected for the 2019-2020 school year.

Boggess of Murray, was charged three counts of possession of viewing of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor and four counts of voyeurism.

According to Murray police, at around 12:40 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, they were contacted by staff at the high school regarding suspected criminal activity by a teacher.

Police say said staff at the school found a device that could record video was set up to record people while they were changing in the bathroom of the nurse’s station. They say the suspect, Boggess, was identified from the video as he was setting it up.

Boggess was brought in for questioning and then taken into custody.

The investigation is ongoing.

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