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Midlands school board member charged after allegedly abusing adopted son

A Clarendon County School District One board chairman is facing a felony unlawful neglect of a child charge. (Source: Clarendon County Sheriff's Office) A Clarendon County School District One board chairman is facing a felony unlawful neglect of a child charge. (Source: Clarendon County Sheriff's Office)
CLARENDON COUNTY, SC (WIS) -

A Clarendon County School District One board chairman is facing a felony unlawful neglect of a child charge. 

According to an incident report, an 8-year-old said Tony Junious whooped him with a belt, leaving him with several bruises on his body.

Junious is the boy's adoptive father. Authorities in Clarendon County issued a warrant for his arrest. Junious turned himself in the next day and was bonded out the same day. 

School district officials say Junious has not been removed from his position.

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