Florida high school teacher under investigation after drowning raccoons in class

A Florida high school agriculture teacher is under fire after he was filmed drowning two wild raccoons in a garbage bin during class with his students. 

Dewie Bretown has been placed on administrative leave from Forest High School in Ocala after a freshman student leaked the shocking footage. 

The mother of the student who filmed Bretown's class said her son was in tears when he revealed what had happened to the two raccoons in agriculture class on Monday. 

Footage from the class shows a raccoon in a metal wire trap being dunked into a garbage bin that has been filled with water.

Dewie Bretown has been placed on administrative leave from Forest High School in Ocala, Forida after footage revealed he had drowned two raccoons in his agriculture class 

Footage of the class shows a raccoon in a metal wire trap being dunked into a garbage bin that has been filled with water to drown it 

Footage of the class shows a raccoon in a metal wire trap being dunked into a garbage bin that has been filled with water to drown it 

Multiple students can be seen helping with the drowning, while others stand around and watch.

'It made me sick,' the mother, who asked to remain anonymous, told WKMG. 'It made me sick to my stomach.' 

'It's terrible. It still does make me sick to my stomach.' 

The mother said Brewton, who has worked at the school since 2006, 'pinned' the raccoons and caught them in cages before he 'had the children drown' them. 

 She claims the raccoons were held down with metal rods when they tried to come up for air.

The mother said Brewton, who has worked at the school since 2006, 'pinned' the raccoons and caught them in cages before he 'had the children drown the raccoons' 

The mother said Brewton, who has worked at the school since 2006, 'pinned' the raccoons and caught them in cages before he 'had the children drown the raccoons' 

The mother said that Brewton decided to kill the raccoons because it ate a chicken that the class had been raising

The mother said that Brewton decided to kill the raccoons because it ate a chicken that the class had been raising

In one video, students can be seen pouring water into the raccoon’s cage as it sits in the garbage bin

In one video, students can be seen pouring water into the raccoon’s cage as it sits in the garbage bin

'When the raccoon would try to pop its head up they held water hoses in its face to drown it,' she added. 

The mother said that Brewton decided to kill the raccoons because it ate a chicken that the class had been raising. 

She told Kron 4 that Brewton threatened to give a 'referral' to any student in the class who

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