More Than Half The Sex-Related Charges Against Swim Coach Have Been Dropped
More than half of the sex-related charges against a former swimming coach who alleged touched several young victims, have been slashed.
Kyle Daniels, 20, was arrested in March and accused of touching two young girls.
Soon after, a further seven alleged victims came forward. All of the girls are under the age of 10 and have alleged Daniels touched them.
The man from Mosman, an affluent Sydney suburb on the north shore, initially faced 59 charges including rape, indecent assault and sexually touching a child.
On Thursday those charges were slashed by 33 and Daniels was given until early November to enter a plea.
This means the former Mosman Swin Centre coach now faces a total of 25 charges.
Daniels appeared before Downing Centre Magistrate Vivien Swain.
She adjourned the matter until November 7, explaining Daniels should use that time for negotiations between his defence lawyers and the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions.
He is expected to make a plea when the matter returns to court.
Swain explained to Daniels 'if you plead guilty then, you will receive a sentencing discount.
Daniels, who was clean-cut and wearing a suit and collared short, was supported in court by his parents who appeared pleased by the result.
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