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Seattle Mayor Resigns Amid Child Molestation Accusations

HeadlineSep 13, 2017
H14 seattle

In Seattle, Mayor Ed Murray resigned Tuesday after a fifth accuser stepped forward with allegations he sexually abused teenage boys years ago. In the latest allegation, a younger cousin says Murray molested him in New York in the 1970s. Murray insists he’s innocent of the charges, but said he’d step down as mayor to prevent a disruption to city services.

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