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Creighton Prep votes to keep Don Kleine on Board of Trustees

Posted at 4:13 PM, Jun 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-07 17:18:53-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) - Creighton Prep has decided to keep Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine on its Board of Trustees.

The school received an e-mail letter on Thursday in which dozens of alumni called for Kleine's ouster from the Board of Trustees. Kleine had faced criticism for deciding not to press charges against the man accused of fatally shooting James Scurlock during a protest in the Old Market last weekend.

Kleine has since called for a grand jury to get involved in the case.

Creighton Prep voted unanimously to keep Kleine as a board member.

"Don has served the school’s Board of Trustees with distinction and dedication since 2016, and Creighton Prep has benefited from his leadership on the board and time spent speaking to students in countless classes and forums at the school over the years," the school said in a release.

Kleine is a 1970 graduate of Creighton Prep.