UPDATE: Mingo County Prosecuting Attorney confirms juvenile petitions have been filed in sex abuse case
Teresa Maynard with the Prosecuting Attorney for Mingo County says that her office has filed juvenile petitions in the sex abuse case involving several students at Burch Middle School. At this time, Maynard said this was all she could confirm. We are continuing to work on this developing story and we will provide updates as they become available.
According to CNN, charges have been filed against two boys in reference to the Burch Middle School sexual abuse case in Mingo County, WV. Neither the boys' names or charges have been released.
This comes one day after school officials appeared in court.
Half a dozen administrators and teachers are accused of covering up the abuse of two seventh grade girls, who claim they were groped by the boys for months.
Court papers filed by the State Attorney General allege the school officials are related to the boys.