KID-SEX COACH KILLS SELF IN JAIL
Rick Lopez, a 37 year old former girls basketball coach who was charged with having sex with three of his underage players, was found dead in his jail cell of an apparent suicide. Lopez was the coach of the Colorado Hoopsters. He was discovered hanging yesterday in a cell he had to himself at the Douglas County Detention Facility and a note was found nearby. He was charged in August with 59 counts of sexual assault and child abuse. He admitted having sexual relationships with three former players in the traveling team beginning when they were 13 or 14 years old.
(Castle Rock, Colorado)