GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. -- A plea deal has been reached in three sex crimes cases against Orange Park High School football player Kiari Hill.
The 18-year-old was on trial for sexual battery, accused of typing a girl up in 2011 with a belt and having sex with her while watching a movie at her house, according to a release from the State Attorney's Office. The girl told a guidance counselor the following month.
After jury deliberations began Wednesday, his attorney asked prosecutors to consider a plea in the case, and two other pending sex cases, the release stated.
After talking to victims and families, prosecutors agreed to let Hill plead guilty to charges of attempted sexual battery by multiple perpetrators, lewd and lascivious Battery and aggravated assault.
Hill was sentenced to 379 days, five years sex offender probation with electronic monitoring, and lifetime sex offender status.
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