Teacher, students allegedly drown raccoons during class

Florida high school teacher under investigation after shocking video emerges of him drowning wild raccoons in a large bin in front of his students during class

Florida Teacher Drowned Raccoons In Class, Gets Suspended And Is Under Investigation

A Forest High School agriculture science teacher was placed on leave Tuesday afternoon after a parent said her son came home in tears over what happened to the raccoons, which, the teacher said had been killing the class's chickens.

The teacher remains on administrative leave while the investigations continue.

The video was shot by a student at Forest High School who was upset about what was happening.

Speaking with ABC affiliate WFTV, the student, who did not wish to be named, said he was crying and angry after the sixth period agricultural science class on Monday.

'When the raccoon would try to pop its head up they held water hoses in its face to drown it, ' she added.

An employee at the high school captured two raccoons and an opossum that had been suspected of endangering the chickens being raised by the students in the class. The raccoons did not drown easily, the student said. She also said that her son "hid his phone and watched as they filled these trash cans full of water, and held these raccoons down in trash cans in the cages".

"For all you that don't know the man he is such a great person as one of his students I can personally at that he has gone above and beyond for not only me but to anyone that has ever come up to him and asked for his help".

The trainer was recognized as agriculture trainer Dewie Brewton, in line with the Ocala Star-Banner. A representational image of raccoon from North America waiting for meal at Jatim 2 Secret Zoo in Batu, East of Java Province, Indonesia.

"It made me sick". 'It made me sick to my stomach'. "It's bad. It still does make me sick to my stomach", said the mother, who did not want to be identified. "They should have trapped the animal and had somebody take them and relocate the animals", the mother commented.

Forest High School's FAA alumni on Wednesday posted their support for the teacher on Facebook. Until our investigation is complete, I can not share further details.

The incident is being investigated by the school district, he said.

'While law enforcement tells us the teacher did not do anything illegal, his actions before students are certainly questionable, ' a spokesperson told WKMG.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is looking into how the raccoons were killed, according to a spokesman.

The teacher of a rural school in Marion County, Florida, is accused of being recessed, at least two raccoons during lessons.

"The FWC takes these issues critically", the company mentioned in an announcement.

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