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Resource ID: #28239
Subject: Sexual Abuse
Source: Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting
Affiliation: 
Date: November - December 2018

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When he was 17 years old, Eric Flynn confided to his parents that his coach, Drew Conliffe, had sexually abused him dozens of times over a period of at least two years. Conliffe and his father, a former elected county attorney, paid the family for years for their silence. He apparently escaped serious consequences, despite two police investigations, even though dozens of people and several Louisville institutions knew about the allegation. In the wake of our investigation, several more alleged victims came forward.

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