MISSION HILLS (CBSLA.com) — Detectives say a former San Fernando Valley teacher was arrested on suspicion of having sex with his students.
William Maclyn Murphy Eick taught at Bishop Alemany High School from 2009 to 2016. The investigation began last November when two victims came forward, according to an LAPD spokesman.READ MORE: One Wounded After Gunman Opens Fire On Car Along 110 Freeway In South LA
He turned himself in Tuesday and was booked and released on $70,000 bail.
Los Angeles police detectives say he met his victims in his capacity as a teacher at the private Catholic high school and took advantage of his position to gain their trust to have sex with students.READ MORE: 3 Pop-Up Vaccination Sites To Open In Northeast San Fernando Valley
The warrant for Eick’s arrest says he is wanted for unlawful sex with a minor and oral copulation.
Investigators say they believe there be more victims or other unreported incidents involving Eick.MORE NEWS: Large Commercial Blaze Erupts In South LA
Anyone with information about Eick or his whereabouts can call Detective Kittle at (818) 838-9969.