Derby teacher charged with sexual exploitation of a child

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WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) -

A Derby Middle School teacher has been charged with eleven counts of sexual exploitation of a child.  Cody Chitwood made his first appearance Thursday.

Chitwood, 37, was arrested last month following what the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Department called a two month investigation into child pornography. Investigators said the crimes did not involve students of staff at the school.   Chitwood was suspended with pay.  

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