Former Shelby Band Director Indicted On Rape Charges

Former Shelby Band Director Indicted On Rape Charges

  • 2/7/2018 5:16:24 PM
  • Kelly Stobie
  • Local News

RICHLAND COUNTY, OH - 27-year-old Oyun Benjamin Hyun, former band director for Shelby High School, was indicted on Wednesday on charges of rape, sexual battery, gross sexual imposition, and gross imposition.

Hyun was accused of rape by his girlfriend back in December. He later voluntarily went to the Shelby Police Department once contacted and confirmed the claim was true. 

The Ontario Police Department has stated that the case has no affiliation with Shelby City Schools or any of its students or any other employees. 

The following statement was released by the Shelby City School District on November 27th: 

"A Shelby City School teacher has been suspended as require by O.R.C. Section 3319.40, pending the investigation of a criminal charge by the Ontario Police Department.

Specifics regarding the allegations against Mr. Hyun, should be directed to the Ontario Police Department. It is the District's understanding that the investigation involves a report of conduct that occurred off school grounds and off school time. Furthermore, the alleged incident and criminal charge(s) does not involve any current Shelby City School District student or resident of the city of Shelby."

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