Missing Funds at Chester Co. Soil Conservation Office

7 Eyewitness News Staff

CHESTER COUNTY, Tenn.- A Chester County audit showed money is missing from the Soil Conservation office.

The report, released last week states an employee at the office allegedly stole about $20,000. The state comptroller's Division of Investigations is currently reviewing the case, however, the state comptroller's office has declined comment.

Chester County Mayor Dwain Seaton said the employee under investigation is currently on unpaid leave. The identity of that employee has not been released.

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