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Former Callaway County assistant coach pleads guilty to attempted sexual contact with student

Davonte Kyles
Callaway County Sheriff's Office
Davonte Kyles

CALLAWAY COUNTY, Mo. (KMIZ)

A former assistant football and track coach in the North Callaway School District pleaded guilty to attempted sexual contact with a student.

The Callaway County Sheriff's Office arrested Davonte Kyles of Columbia in April 2019. The investigation resulted from information that Kyles had “engaged in inappropriate contact with a student at the school," according to a news release from the sheriff's office.

A probable cause statement said Kyles sent inappropriate messages to a child less than 15 years old.

Kyles pleaded guilty Jan. 6 and was sentenced to 364 days in jail. According to court records, officials suspended the execution of the sentence and sentenced him to two years of probation.

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Molly Stawinoga

Molly Stawinoga is ABC 17’s weekend morning anchor, reporter and producer at ABC 17 News. Molly joined the news team in 2017 while studying political science, journalism and Spanish at the University of Missouri. She is originally from DeKalb, Illinois.

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