NC high school quarterback facing ‘sexting’ charge

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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — A high school quarterback is on the bench and under investigation for allegedly sending sexually explicit photos to his girlfriend.

The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said 17-year-old Cormega Copening and his girlfriend face “sexting” charges.

The charges stem from an incident that happened last October. The couple was charged in February, but Jack Britt High School officials said they were unaware of the charges until a couple of weeks ago.

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