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Former Woodford Basketball Coach Accused Of Sexual Abuse Changes Plea

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WOODFORD COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) A former Woodford County High School assistant basketball coach accused of sexual abuse changed his plea in court Wednesday.

According to an indictment, Larry N. Watts sexually abused a girl under the age of 12 back in 2001. Investigators say she came forward about the abuse as an adult 14 years later.

In court Wednesday, he admitted to sexually abusing a victim and plead guilty.

The Commonwealth recommends one year in jail.

His sentencing is scheduled for January 3, 2018. Watts will remain free on bond. 

His attorney tells LEX 18 that Watts feels great remorse and that the situation has been difficult on his family. Watts' attorney also states that he has sought counseling and treatment.

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