Teacher fired after student reportedly left in closet - Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Teacher fired after student reportedly left in closet

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(WMC-TV) -The Shelby County School District board voted to dismiss a teacher Tuesday after a 5-year-old girl was reportedly left in a closet.

A preliminary investigation revealed the teacher, Kristin Ohsfeldt, left the girl in the closet at A.B. Hill Elementary and then left. Ohsfeldt was suspended in January.

For an estimated 45 minutes to an hour the student, Akeelah, remained in the closet.

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