Oakland H.S. teacher suspended amid criminal investigation

Tyler Soffantinto (Courtesy: Oakland High School)

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WKRN) – An Oakland High School teacher has been suspended without pay pending the outcome of a criminal investigation.

According to Don Odom, Director of Schools, the investigation involving Tyler Soffiantino stems from allegations of inappropriate contact with a student. He was suspended April 17.

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office had no comment about the investigation.

According to the school’s website, Soffiantino is a social studies teacher and coach.