Hall County official fired after video with young hire surfaces

Hall County official fired after video with young hire surfaces

  • Story Highlights
  • David Kimbrell was fired Thursday. 
  • He is accused of engaging in an intimate act with a young hire. 
  • A criminal investigation has been launched. 

The Hall County emergency management director was fired after allegations surfaced he was recorded having an intimate encounter with a young hire, Channel 2 Action News reported. 

David Kimbrell was terminated Thursday due to the “egregious nature” of the allegations, Hall County officials said in a letter. 

They told Channel 2 that video surfaced on the county computer server of Kimbrell and the young man who engaged in an intimate act. It is unclear if the act occurred before the man was hired. The hire’s age has not been released. 

Kimbrell served as Hall County fire chief until August 2014, when he began serving as the county’s emergency management director. 

Hall County sheriff’s deputies are investigating the incident and are determining if criminal charges will be filed, spokesman Deputy Stephen Wilbanks told Channel 2. 

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