By Associated Press - Thursday, April 27, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Officials say a Salt Lake City elementary school principal who police are investigating following a report of inappropriate conduct involving a student has retired.

The Salt Lake Tribune ( reports that the school district and a detective are investigating an allegation of inappropriate conduct by Edison Elementary School Principal Laurie Lacy that involves punishment given to a male student.

Authorities said Wednesday that they are trying to determine Lacy’s “mindset” during the alleged inappropriate conduct. No charges have been filed.

Lacy had been placed on leave earlier this month while authorities investigated the allegation.

Police had been made aware of the allegation by the school district and the Utah Division of Child and Family Services.

No additional details on the investigation were available

Lacy did not immediately return emails seeking comment Thursday.


Information from: The Salt Lake Tribune,

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