A man accused of attacking a boy inside a public restroom at Centennial Park in 2008 has pleaded guilty in Davidson County Criminal Court.
Scobey Sowell, 68, pleaded guilty on Jan. 25 to aggravated sexual battery. Sowell was inside the restroom when an 11-year-old boy entered. He asked the boy for money, then assaulted him.
The case was continued as Sowell underwent mental evaluation . The case was set to go to trial on Monday.
Sowell will serve 15 years in jail as part of the plea deal.