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Richland County Senior Deputy Ben Fields, who tossed student to be fired, NBC News says

NBC News is reporting that the deputy seen on video tossing a student in a classroom will be fired.

Richland County Senior Deputy Ben Fields, the school resource officer who was caught on camera violently flipping a high school student in her classroom, will be relieved of duty, sources told NBC News.

Witnesses say the student had refused to leave her desk after being asked several times.

A second student, who recorded the violent take-down, was also arrested.

South Carolina law enforcement officials have asked the FBI to conduct an independent investigation.

A news conference is set for this afternoon.

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