Maryland Teacher Found Dead - Update
(Lanham, Maryland) Potomac High School teacher Linda Burke, 41, was found dead Sunday in her home from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Maryland Teacher Accused of Assaulting Officer
[Previous 6/14/14 post]
(Lanham, Maryland) A 41-year-old English teacher at Potomac High School, Linda Burke, has been accused of engaging in inappropriate contact with a minor and assaulting a Virginia State Police special agent.
State Police began investigating the allegations of inappropriate contact between Burke and a minor at the request of the Prince William County Police Department.Burke was released on her own recognizance.
Linda Burke, who lives in Manassas, teaches English as a second language at the school. She has been with the school system since 2003 and is currently on administrative leave.
She has been charged with one count of felony assault on a police officer and one misdemeanor count of obstruction of justice, police say.
Both incidents are under investigation. Burke is scheduled to appear in court on July 8.