OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA) - Federal judges have denied attempts to have a couple of child exploitation indictments thrown out, one involving a former Kossuth Middle School coach.
A grand jury indicted Micah Wilbanks after prosecutors said he secretly recorded girls in a locker room at the school.
A judge rejected Wilbanks' contention that the indictment accusing him of using a child to produce a sexually explicit video should be dismissed because no children were naked. Prosecutors say a girl was seen undressing and wearing a shirt and underwear.
Judge Glen Davidson ruled that argument should be made at trial.
Judge Debra Brown made the same ruling in a separate case involving Luther Floyd of Prentiss County.
Floyd is accused of secretly recording a girl who was naked in a bathroom.
He contends the video was not sexually explicit because the camera was focused on the bathroom instead of the naked areas of the girl.
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