KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Clay County probationary deputy sheriff has been fired following a sexual assault investigation.
The Clay County Sheriff’s office tweeted Wednesday afternoon the fired employee had previously been on administrative leave during an investigation first announced on April 28.
Today we terminated the employment of the Probationary Deputy Sheriff who had been placed on Administrative Leave following an accusation of Sexual Assault.— Clay County Sheriff (@SheriffClayCo) May 6, 2020
The investigation into those allegations remains active, and there is no additional information available at this time. https://t.co/inth64VoaN
In April, an inmate at the Clay County jail made a complaint against the deputy.
Despite Wednesday’s announcement, the sheriff’s office said the investigation remains on-going.