Former District 186 teacher arrested for alleged sexual assault
Springfield Police arrested a former District 186 teacher for alleged sexual assault.
The suspect, 24-year-old Kasi Korza, was arrested for inappropriate conduct with a juvenile male who was a student within the district.
Korza was arrested for the criminal sexual assault and was transported to the Sangamon County Jail.
District 186 released the following statement:
We recently learned of the arrest of a licensed teacher filling an end-of-year long-term vacancy in our District. As soon as law enforcement made us aware of the investigation, we took swift action and the individual was asked not to return to work, and is not being paid.
We take any and all allegations of misconduct seriously and we will continue to cooperate with law enforcement. This is an active investigation and we cannot discuss this issue further or share information about individuals involved.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call the Springfield Police department or Crime Stoppers