A Russell County Grand Jury indicted a former Russell County High School substitute teacher and assistant football coach for unlawfully engaging in sexual intercourse with a minor.
The charges include four counts of Rape Third Degree, a Class D Felony.
On Tuesday, July 28, 2020, a Russell County Grand Jury indicted 25 year-old Hunter B. Lovell. The investigation found that from September 2019 to November 2019, Lovell committed the offense of Rape Third Degree with a minor student while in his role as a substitute teacher.
Chief Joseph Irvin and Sergeant Detective Chasity Shirely from the Russell Springs Police Department and an investigator from the Attorney General’s Cyber Crimes Unit investigated the case. After the investigation, the Attorney General’s Office of Special Prosecutions was appointed to handle the case. Assistant Attorney General Rewa Zakharia will prosecute the case on behalf of the Commonwealth.
A warrant has been issued for Lovell’s arrest, and a full cash bond is set at $20,000.