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A popular youth soccer coach in Tennessee is accused of recording himself raping boys whom he had drugged, and officials have said that he's also an illegal alien.
The Franklin Police Department called the case one of the most "egregious" and "shocking" they have ever seen.
63-year-old Camilo Hurtado Campos was arrested on charges of child rape after he left his cellphone at a local pizza restaurant and workers trying to get his information to contact him allegedly discovered horrendous videos of assault.
The videos reportedly showed dozens of unconscious children being raped. Investigators later said the boys were aged between 9 and 17 years old.
He was arrested a day after he returned to retrieve the phone and a worker was able to snap a photo of his license plate.
An affidavit said that Campos admitted that the phone was his.
WSMV-TV reported that Campos lived at a residence located between two schools and across from a soccer field.
Police said that Campos would regularly recruit children to his soccer team then gain their trust and invite them to his home. Campos would then allegedly drug them and rape them while recording the crimes.
Investigators were initially able to identify three of at least 10 victims, but five other victims have come forward since the arrest was publicized.
"Detectives say that the children in these videos were in such an unconscious state," police said, "that they might not even realize that they are victims."
On Wednesday, officials said that Campos had also allegedly entered into the U.S. illegally.
Republican Sen. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee confirmed the report on Wednesday and called for greater immigration security.
"This outrageous tragedy is further evidence that we need to build the wall now. Until our border is secured, every town is a border town, and criminals will continue to have free reign throughout the nation," she tweeted.
Additional charges are expected against Campos, who is being held on a $525,000 bond.
Here's more about the horrific accusations:
Soccer coach accused of drugging, raping kidsyoutu.be
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Carlos Garcia is a staff writer for Blaze News.