Emma Ogle Bio, Wiki
Emma Neil Ogle is a 63-year-old Garinger High School teacher in North Carolina accused of having sex with student 46 years her junior. She was found dead on Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 with her husband, Michael, 59, in what is being suspected as a case of a murder-suicide. Police said the investigation into their deaths is ongoing.
Emma Ogle Teaching Career
Ogle had been a career and technical education teacher at Garinger High School and other schools in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg-area. Ogle began teaching in the school district in 2005 and had been a Garinger teacher since 2014. Prior to that, Ogle had been a teacher at Vance High School.
Emma Ogle Sexual Affair with a 17-year-old Student
Ogle had begun a personal relationship with a 17-year-old student in the spring of 2019 as per WSOC-TV. Investigators believe the relationship became physical in summer. WCTI reports that authorities became aware of the abuse when the student told another staff member about Ogle. School officials later said that they did not believe that any of the sexual abuse took place on campus.
According to Mecklenburg County, jail records show that Ogle was taken into custody on October 31st. The Charlotte Observer reports that Ogle was suspended with pay from her job the following day. Ogle was bonded out of jail on November 1. Her bond had been set at $10,000.
Emma Ogle With her Husband found dead in a suspected Murder-Suicide
Emma Ogle with her husband, Michael were found dead on Wednesday, November 6th, 2019. The Huntersville Police Department is investigating they were killed in a murder-suicide. The teacher died shortly after her husband, though the circumstances surrounding her death are unclear, Fox46 reported. Their deaths come less than a week after Ogle had been accused of taking indecent liberties and having sex with a student.
Huntersville Police Officer Odette Saglimbeni told the media that authorities had been called to the Ogle’s home around 8 a.m. after a family member said that Michael Ogle was dead inside the house. The family member had gone to the home after Michael Ogle failed to show up for work.
#Breaking: Lake Norman Charter Elementary School is on lock down due to nearby police activity in the 9800 block of Hambright Road. Hambright is closed between Swansboro Lane & Patterson Road. We’re working to gather more information. @wsoctv pic.twitter.com/UqisGwTwtn
— Anthony Kustura (@AnthonyWSOC9) November 6, 2019
Saglimbeni said that Emma Ogle was also inside, barricaded and armed. A massive law enforcement response ensued, including Mecklenburg Medic and the North Mecklenburg SWAT team as well as hostage negotiators. While local schools were also placed on lockdown.
Saglimbeni presser further says, “Once our SWAT was able to gain entry into the home they did locate two deceased parties inside the residence and they were of Emma Ogle and Michael Ogle; they did suffer from gunshot wounds.” The officer added, “It’s a very unfortunate situation. It’s not a very common thing that we see here in Huntersville so when it happens it’s shocking.”