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Disney exec suspended after child sex abuse charges filed

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Walt Disney Co. suspended its director of music publishing after he was charged with three felony counts of child sex abuse.

Jon Heely, the company's music director since 2000, is accused of sexually abusing two girls about a decade ago, one when she was 15 and another when she was 11 until she was 15.

“Immediately upon learning of the situation ... he has been suspended without pay until the matter is resolved by the courts,” Disney officials said in a statement.

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