Federal indictment handed down against Kossuth coach

Micah Macay Wilbanks | Photo: Alcorn County Jail

A federal grand jury has indicted a former Kossuth Middle School coach on one count of sexual exploitation of a child.

Posted: May. 21, 2018 2:46 PM
Updated: May. 21, 2018 2:48 PM

CORINTH, Miss. (WTVA) - A federal grand jury has indicted a former Kossuth Middle School coach on one count of sexual exploitation of a child.

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Micah Wilbanks, 29, was indicted last week.

According to an affidavit filed by federal investigators, a phone discovered by students on May 2 at the school had recorded them changing clothes.

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The videos were recovered by federal agents at the request of the Alcorn County Sheriff's Department who had arrested Wilbanks on intoxication and possession of a controlled substance.

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The federal indictment says Wilbanks attempted to use minors to engage in sexually explicit conduct.

Wilbanks waived a preliminary hearing last week and is currently being held without bond by U.S. Marshals.

MORE: See the federal indictment here 

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