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Alleged victim testifies in rape trial of former Webster teacher, coach

August 19, 2019 12:45 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — The trial is underway for a former Webster teacher and basketball coach charged with raping a player on his team.

The alleged victim took the witness stand Monday morning. She was 14-years-old when the alleged incident happened back in January 2017.

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She told the jury that Kali Watkins asked her to come in early before a game. She says she was in the locker room when he forced himself on her. 

The defense will cross-examine the witness when court resumes at 12:45 p.m.

Watkins' attorney says his client has an alibi for the possible dates his accuser says she was raped. 

News10NBC Investigative Reporter Jennifer Lewke is in the courtroom. Follow her on Twitter for live updates.  

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