Youth baseballl coach charged with sexting 14-year-old player

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LAPORTE, Ind. — A female youth baseball coach in northwest Indiana has been charged with sexting one of her 14-year-old players.

Amy Casey, 38, faces four counts of child solicitation and two counts of disseminating matter harmful to a minor. Authorities say some of the texts sent to the boy showed Casey partially naked.

All of the charges are felonies.

The text relationship began last May when Casey was an assistant coach of the team in Westville, which is between Valparaiso and LaPorte.

Court records show a forensic examination of Casey’s cellphone revealed she researched websites about the legality of sexting with minors.

She could face up to three-years in prison on each of the counts.

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