Former Austintown coach indicted on child porn charges


AUSTINTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – A former Austintown Middle School assistant coach was indicted on child pornography charges by a Mahoning County Grand Jury on Thursday.

Rex Bosley faces 10 counts of pandering obscenity involving a minor and 40 counts of pandering sexually oriented matter involving a minor.

Bosley, who was employed as an assistant girls’ basketball coach at the time of his arrest, was arrested in August following a joint investigation conducted by the Attorney General’s Crimes Against Children Unit, Austintown Township Police, the Mahoning County Sheriff’s Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Police said the alleged activities for which Bosley is accused did not involve students at the middle school where he was employed.

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