FORMER TRACK COACH PLEADS GUILTY
Elijah Slaughter, a 36 year old former Jacksonville High School teacher and track coach, pleaded guilty on Friday to felony charges of enticing a child for immoral purposes and interfering with the custody of a child. He was located holed up in a University Inn motel room with a 14 year old girl. She was a former student of his. Under a plea bargain arraignment, Slaughter is to receive a seven year sentence for his actions. His attorney's have applied for his immediate release on probation. A sentencing hearing has been set for March 21.