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Former teacher, coach takes plea deal on child porn charges

Matthew Graves (Source: LMDC) Matthew Graves (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A former teacher and coach at Kentucky Country Day School has accepted a plea agreement on federal child pornography charges.

Matthew Graves was arrested in 2016 and indicted on four counts of distributing matter portraying a sex act by a minor.

Graves used the Kik mobile app to send and receive messages of minors engaged in sex acts, according to prosecutors. The messages were exchanged with a Kik user in Maryland.

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On September 8, Graves accepted a plea agreement on two of the charges in the indictment in exchange for 72-month (6 years) prison sentence. He is also required to forfeit various technical devices and will be registered as a sex offender.

Final sentencing for Matthew Graves is scheduled for December 14. 

He is no longer employed at Kentucky Country Day School.

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