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Closing arguments wrap up in rape trial of former Webster teacher, coach

Closing arguments wrapped up Thursday evening in the trial gainst a former Webster teacher and coach charged with rape.

Kali Watkins is accused of raping a 14-year-old player on his JV girls basketball team.

During his closing statement defense attorney Jon Getz questioned the validity of the prosecutions arguments.

“There is not one shred of independent evidence to corroborate (the victim’s) story,” said Getz. “Details that should be engrained in a person, were totally lacking.”

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