Winnsboro Christian school principal pleads guilty to abusing students

Stephen Couch | Photo: Franklin Parish Sheriff's Office
Stephen Couch | Photo: Franklin Parish Sheriff's Office(KNOE)
Published: Jan. 14, 2020 at 11:22 AM CST
Email this link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

A Louisiana district attorney says a former principal at a Christian school has pleaded guilty to five counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile stemming from encounters with underage male students.

District Attorney Mack Lancaster says Stephen Couch of Winnsboro accepted a plea deal in 5th Judicial District Court on Monday.

He could spend up to 7 years in prison and face a $5,000 fine per count when sentenced in May.

The Monroe News Star reports Couch previously worked at Apostolic Tabernacle Christian School in Franklin Parish.

(Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Latest News

Latest News