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West Virginia youth basketball coach charged with sex abuse

July 16, 2019

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A youth basketball coach in West Virginia has been charged with sexually abusing one of his players.

News outlets cite court documents that show 48-year-old Brian Eugene Kidd of Beckley was charged with six counts of sexual abuse by a parent or custodian.

According to the documents, the alleged abuse occurred in Kidd’s vehicle.

Kidd remained held Tuesday in the Southern Regional Jail on $250,000 bond. It wasn’t immediately known whether Kidd has an attorney who could comment on the charge.

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