Leslie Gillespie, 44, was discovered dead in her home in Hillsboro at around 11.30am on Saturday.

Teacher commits suicide after she was arrested for having sex with students

‘It seems, by all accounts, to be a self-incurred discharge wound,’ Lawrence County Coroner Scott Norwood said.

A post-mortem on Gillespie’s body was booked to happen at the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences.

Gillespie showed English at R.A. Hubbard High School in North Courtland, a humble community close to the Tennessee River in the northern piece of the state.

The obvious self destruction occurred a day after specialists reported criminal allegations against Gillespie for supposedly engaging in sexual relations with two understudies.

Gillespie was arrested on Thursday for what specialists depicted as sexual contact that she had with two understudies ages 15 and 16 in her homeroom after school at some point in September 2020.

She was set up for Lawrence County prison and accused of two includes of school representative taking part in a sex act with an understudy more youthful than 19 and one check every one of second-degree assault and second-degree homosexuality.

Gillespie was delivered on $60,000 bail later on Thursday.