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Oelwein mayor resigns following sexual abuse charges

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OELWEIN (KWWL) -

The mayor of Oelwein has submitted a letter of resignation.

36-year-old Jason Manus is charged with five counts of sexual abuse against two girls.

Manus was held in the Fayette County Jail on a $65,000 bond, but was released after posting bond during his court hearing on Aug. 20.

Officials at Oelwein City Hall confirmed Manus submitted his resignation on Friday.

The Oelwein City Council will consider a motion to accept that resignation at its meeting Monday night at 6 p.m.

Jason Manus' resignation letter is here: http://ftpcontent.worldnow.com/kwwl/Documents/Resignation.pdf

Related: http://www.kwwl.com/story/26249614/2014/08/11/oelwein-man-accused-of-sexually-abusing-two-children

http://www.kwwl.com/story/26337904/2014/08/21/new-mayor-accused-of-sexual-abuse-bonded-out-of-jail

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