Former Jay coach pleads guilty to sexual crimes

Posted at 4:43 PM, Mar 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-18 18:53:44-04

TULSA - A former Jay basketball coach has pled guilty to 20 felony charges Thursday.

According to police, Cory Henton was relentless in his efforts to persuade a young girl he coached to be with him, even promising marriage.

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Henton pled guilty to 20 charges including lewd molestation, 2nd degree rape, pattern of criminal offenses and soliciting sexual conduct or communicating with monor.

Henton will serve 15 years in prison, followed by 30 years of probation for the sexual crimes. The sentence will also require him to register as a sex offender.

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