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Former middle school coach pleads guilty

A former Kossuth Middle School coach pleaded guilty to federal charges after he filmed girls in a school locker room.

Posted: Jul 18, 2019 8:59 PM
Updated: Jul 19, 2019 9:24 AM

OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA) - A former Kossuth Middle School coach pleaded guilty to federal charges after he filmed girls in a school locker room.
Micah Wilbanks appeared before Judge Mike Mills Thursday and pleaded guilty to one count of attempting to possess child pornography.

Wilbanks was arrested in May 2018 after a student found his cell phone hidden in the locker room at the school.

Micah Macay Wilbanks | Photo: Alcorn County Jail

Another coach asked Wilbanks about the phone, and he told him the record button was on.

Wilbanks pleaded guilty to the charge in October.

The judge rejected the guilty plea during a sentencing hearing in April.

Wilbanks will be sentenced later this year.

That date has not been released.

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