More child sex assault cases coming for Pensacola ex-coach

Author: AP
Charlie Hamrick (Photo via Escambia County Jail)

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) Florida prosecutors will pursue seven additional child sexual assault cases against a former high school football coach and church leader already convicted of similar charges.

The Pensacola News Journal reports that the cases will be brought against former Tate High School football assistant coach and church leader Charlie Hamrick. Last week, a jury found Hamrick guilty of six counts of capital sexual battery of a child under the age of 12, and he was sentenced to six consecutive life prison terms.

In that case, Hamrick was convicted of assaulting a close family friend from the ages of 8 to 11.

Hamrick still has pending charges in other cases including molestation, fondling and several financial crimes.

Hamrick was arrested in March and accused of assaulting minors over nearly two decades.

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