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Former Park Tudor coach faces July sentencing date

May 10, 2016

As expected, a former Indianapolis high school boys' basketball coach has pleaded guilty to trying to entice a 15-year-old student to have sex with him.

Former Indianapolis Park Tudor School coach Kyle Cox entered the plea Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Indianapolis. His sentencing is set for July 14.

Under a plea agreement filed last week, Cox won't ask for less than a 10-year sentence and prosecutors won't ask for more than 14 years in prison.

Court documents say Cox was 31 when the alleged acts occurred last fall. He is being held on 24-hour lockdown at a Volunteers of America-Indiana community corrections facility in downtown Indianapolis.

The charge also carries a possible fine of up to $250,000 and supervised release following prison time.

Cox, who joined the prestigious school in 2009, led the basketball team to state 2A championships in 2014 and 2015. He was also a chemistry teacher at the school.

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