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Former Kanawha County Dispatcher Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse

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By: wsaz news staff Email

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) --A former Kanawha County dispatcher admitted Thursday that he sexually abused a young girl.

Joseph Coen pleaded guilty to two counts of first degree sexual abuse in Kanawha Circuit Court.

He says he went into a 15-year-old girl's bedroom while she was sleeping and molested her.

Coen faces up to 10 years in prison. He will also have to register as a sex offender.


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