ALLEN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Secret recordings, a sordid text and a fitness community in Allen left furious and betrayed.
A popular coach and part owner of a CrossFit gym arrested and charged with online solicitation of a minor and invasive visual recording.
This was not the Eric Bedunah that most of them thought they knew.
“He’s a father, he’s a husband, he’s a coach,” said a father and former client whose name CBS 11 is not disclosing for privacy reasons. “I thought he was was a great person.”
Those former friends now say the “family man” was a predator looking for an opportunity.
“As a parent, I felt like a failure, because I didn’t protect our daughter,” admits the teen’s mother.
The couple says Bedunah coached their daughter at Allen CrossFit while also quietly grooming her for months. Then came the text that went too far.
“He sent a…
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