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WEST JORDAN, Utah (AP) – A Boy Scout leader accused of molesting a member of his troop has pleaded guilty.

The Deseret News reports that 46-year-old Lyle Mackay, of Herriman, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to attempted aggravated sexual abuse of a child.

According to court documents, Mackay invited an 11-year-old scout member to play board games at his house in March. The boy told police Mackay touched him inappropriate.

Mackay was not hosting an officials Boy Scout activity at the time of the molestation.

Sentencing is scheduled for Jan. 30.

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Andria Seo is an Associate Attorney at Crew Janci LLP. Andria is a graduate of the New York University School of Law. During law school, she worked with the National Center for Youth Law, the Legal Aid Society, and the NYCLU. Prior to joining the team at Crew Janci LLP, Andria advocated for vulnerable children and their families as a staff attorney at Partnership for Children’s Rights, a nonprofit based in New York City. Andria also previously worked assisting in the representation of victims of a terrorist attack in civil suits. Andria moved to Portland in 2016 and joined Crew Janci LLP in 2017. She is admitted to practice in Oregon and New York