August 12, 2019 04:58 PM
WEBSTER, N.Y. (WHEC) -- Kali Watkins' defense attorney says his client has an alibi for the possible dates and times his accuser says he raped her.
The former Webster coach and special education teacher is accused of raping a girl once sometime in January of 2017. The alleged victim gave prosecutors four possible dates, saying Watkins raped her around 3 p.m. or 4 p.m. before a home basketball game, but couldn't say for sure which game it was.
However, Watkins' defense attorney says on the first possible date, he took his dog to the vet thinking it would have to be euthanized. On two other dates the crime may have been committed, Watkins says he picked up his kids from school where he had to sign in first.
Watkins' attorney says there is also evidence that he could not have committed the crime on the fourth possible date.
Watkins worked for the Webster Central School District from August 2015 to December 2017.
Jury selection is currently underway.
Updated: August 12, 2019 04:58 PM
Created: August 12, 2019 04:40 PM
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