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Placer County Executive Todd Leopold placed on paid leave

Placer County Chief Executive Todd Leopold was placed on immediate administrative pay, KCRA 3 confirmed on Friday. The decision comes more than a week after Leopold emerged as the driver of the murder of Inderkum High School basketball player Anthony Williams. in March. It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post. Rocklin Police said Leopold is innocent and will not be charged. The crash happened on March 19 on Lonetree Boulevard and Adams Drive. The Natomas Unified School District has identified Williams as a student and basketball player at the school. Police say Williams was walking on the road when he was beaten and killed that night. Police at the time of the accident said the driver was cooperating with the investigation. Jane Christenson has been appointed interim councilor, the commission said. Leopold explained when he came forward two months after the tragic accident why he did not hurry. “Unfortunately, I cannot say anything about the ongoing investigation, and I certainly would like to be recognized, by all means, as an attempt to influence the outcome of the Rocklin Police investigation,” he said. . “At all times, I am balancing my respect for the research process with providing honesty to you, our valued staff, and to our valued community.” Placer County attorney said the accident is still under private control from his office. The DA said the results of their investigation would be made public once completed. | VIDEO BELOW | Questions surround the accident that killed Inderkum student Anthony Williams

Placer County President Todd Leopold has been placed on paid leave which will take effect immediately, the Board of Supervisors confirmed to KCRA 3 on Friday.

The decision came a week later Leopold came forward as the driver who killed Inderkum High School basketball player Anthony Williams in March. It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post.

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Rocklin Police Department said Leopold was not at fault nor will he be charged.

The The accident happened on March 19 on Lonetree Boulevard and Adams Drive. The Natomas Unified School District has identified Williams as a student and basketball player at the school. Police say Williams was walking on the road when he was beaten and killed that night. Police at the time of the accident said the driver was cooperating with the investigation.

Jane Christenson has been appointed to serve as the district’s caretaker, the commission said.

Leopold explained when he came forward two months after the tragic accident why he did not hurry.

“Unfortunately, I cannot say anything about the ongoing investigation, and I certainly would like to be recognized, by all means, as an attempt to influence the outcome of the Rocklin Police investigation,” he said. . “At all times, I commend my respect for the research process with respect to you, our valued staff, and our valued community.”

Placer County attorney said the crash is still being investigated by his office. The DA said the results of their investigation would be made public once completed.

| VIDEO BELOW | Questions surround the accident that killed Inderkum student Anthony Williams

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