Estill Co. Girls Soccer Coach Jailed After Being Accused Of Sending Player Explicit Photos

Posted at 7:23 PM, Aug 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-14 19:23:53-04

ESTILL COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) The Estill County High School girls soccer coach who was placed on leave after an allegation he sent a player sexually explicit photos has been booked in the Madison County Detention Center. 

Coach Andrew Hatton was put on leave Monday as KSP and school officials investigated, according to the Estill County Schools Superintendent Jeff Saylor. 

On Tuesday, Hatton was booked in the Madison County Detention Center, charged with rape, 3rd degree, prohibited use of electronic communication system to procure a minor, possession/viewing matter portraying sexual performance by a minor, and distribution of obscene matter to minors, first offense. 

A relative of the teenager told LEX 18 that Hatton had sent pornographic photos of himself to the teen over Snapchat.