BROKEN ARROW, Okla — According to the Tulsa District Attorney's Office, former Broken Arrow Teacher Edward Hodge was found not guilty on all charges of lewd molestation.
Officials say the jury spent almost ten hours deliberating on Friday, and around midnight on Saturday, its verdict came in.
The jury found him not guilty on seven counts of lewd molestation for allegedly touching female students inappropriately. The victims in the case were between the ages of 10 and 12.
Hodge was a fifth-grade teacher at Aspen Creek Elementary School when he was arrested in 2018.
He had been out of bond since a day after his arrest, awaiting the court proceedings and jury trial.
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