Sentencing for fugitive ex soccer coach set

Justin K. Smith is scheduled to be sentenced Jan. 3.

>> Fugitive ex-soccer coach Justin Smith back in Montgomery County Jail

After 45 days on the run, the 41-year-old was captured in a Fort Walton Beach, Fla., townhome.

Smith was nabbed after a woman he met through an online dating site researched him and learned of his conviction.

He was held in the Okaloosa County Jail until he was picked up Thursday by local law enforcement and flown back to Ohio.

Smith was booked in the Montgomery County Jail Thursday evening.

On Nov. 2, Smith was convicted of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, sexual battery and sexual imposition.

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