New Kent teacher, coach arrested on charges involving minor

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Matthew Spencer Duckworth

NEW KENT, Va. — The New Kent Sheriff’s Office has arrested Matthew Spencer Duckworth, a coach and teacher at New Kent High School, on charges involving a minor.

According to officials, Duckworth faces five counts for use of communications systems to facilitate certain offenses involving children.

Officials added that all five charges involve communication with one alleged victim.

At the time of the alleged incidents Duckworth was employed as a teacher at New Kent High School and was serving as a coach for several school sports teams.

Duckworth is no longer employed by the New Kent County School System, according to the New Kent Sheriff’s Office.

There is no further information about the charges available at this time.

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