A Chesterfield Band Director Admits To Inappropriate Relationship With Student

CHESTERFIELD, SC — The Band Director at Chesterfield-Ruby Middle School is facing charges after admitting to an inappropriate relationship with a student.Benning

The Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office says the Chesterfield County School District Office notified them about the possible relationship Wednesday.

Investigators quickly started looking into the report. Thursday morning they conducted a forensic interview with the victim and an interview with the suspect.

During that interview investigators say 24-year-old Bryce Benning admitted to having an inappropriate relationship with the student.

The victim’s family was notified and Benning was charged with Third Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor.

Benning was booked at Chesterfield County Detention Center, but bonded out. His court date has not yet been released.