Derby teacher arrested for child exploitation

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DERBY, Kan. (KAKE) -

A Derby Middle School teacher has been suspended after being arrested for exploitation of a child.  The 37-year-old teacher was arrested on two counts of exploitation of a child. 

Sedgwick County Jail records show Cody Chitwood was arrested this afternoon. The arrest comes as the result of a two month investigation of child pornography.   A Derby school spokesperson said it is her understanding the case does not involve students or other staff members.  

Chitwood has been suspended with pay.   A school directory lists him as a special education teacher.  

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