Ex-Anaheim Drama Teacher Commits Suicide During Molestation Trial

Authorities say a former Anaheim middle school teacher accused of molesting five students killed himself Wednesday just before closing arguments in his criminal trial.

David Michael Bruce, 68, was found dead in his Los Angeles-area home after failing to show for the closing arguments. The former Sycamore Junior High School drama teacher was out on bail pending a verdict and was facing a possible sentence of 25 to 200 years if convicted.

Due to Bruce’s death, the Orange County District Attorney’s office has dismissed the case.

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Curriculum

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 21:15

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