Posted: Thursday, September 19th 2013 at 12:26pm
Bond denied for exchange student hosts charged with molestation
SUWANEE - A Suwanee couple will remain in jail in connection with molestation charges involving foreign exchange students they had been hosting in their home.
Atlanta television media are reporting that bond was denied Wednesday in Gwinnett Magistrate Court for Woo Yi, 41, and his wife Hyun Yi, 42. The two are accused of forcing the Korean exchange students to drink alcohol and then play games where they would strip and touch each other.
The Yis are charged with child molestation and providing alcohol to minors. More charges are possible in the case, according to Gwinnett County police investigators.
So far, six students have been interviewed in the investigation; two other students had also stayed in the home.
Gwinnett authorities said parents of each student paid the couple $15,000 to allow their children to stay in the Yis' Suwanee home. The students attended public school.
The students are living with another host family.
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