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Lake County elementary school janitor accused of sexting teen

Matthew Benedict, 29, placedon unpaid leave

EUSTIS, Fla. – A Lake County elementary school janitor is off the job and facing charges after deputies say he sent sexual text messages to a teen.

Lake County deputies said Matthew Benedict, 29, admitted to sending pictures and having sexually explicit conversations with the 15-year-old.

Benedict works at Seminole Springs Elementary in Eustis.

School leaders said Benedict was placed on unpaid suspension with an official recommendation he be terminated.