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The leader of a Queens public school district was arrested Tuesday, May 23, on charges that he repeatedly sexually abused a female employee at one of the district’s schools.

Community Superintendent Lenon Murray, 56, of School District 29, was charged with forcible touching and sexual abuse. The district, which has offices in Queens Village, covers public schools in various southeast Queens neighborhoods including Bellerose, Briarwood, Brookville, Cambria Heights, Holliswood, Laurelton, Queens Village, Rosedale, Springfield Gardens and St. Albans.

Reports say that the 34-year-old female employee works at P.S. 35, located at 90th Avenue in Hollis. The victim told police that the abuse began in December 2013 and continued to as recently as May 2, of this year.  The victim reported the abuse to the police on May 15.

According to published reports, Murray has been terminated from his position after being charged.

The NYPD Queens Special Victims Squad, based in Forest Hills, conducted the investigation.

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