Officers now say Marvin McWhorter turned himself in Wednesday and had a first appearance before a judge this morning on a simple battery charge.
Dougherty County School Police say McWhorter got into an argument with the 12-year-old in the lunchroom and dragged him to a teacher lounge.
hen he body slammed him against a drink machine and the floor.
McWhorter was allowed to resign from the school system.
He is currently out of jail on an $1,000 bond.
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