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Fishers PD now investigating Instagram account using football coach’s identity

FISHERS, Ind. (WISH) – Fishers officers are investigating how a nude photo appeared on an account that used the Fishers High School football coach’s name.

WISH-TV broke the story earlier this month. A graphic photo appeared on an Instagram account under the name, Rick Wimmer.

The photo was deleted a few hours later. An apology message was also posted.

The account has posted photos for more than a year. The posts mainly surround Fishers High School football.

Officers tell 24-Hour News 8 that initial findings are that someone hacked into Wimmer’s email. A couple weeks ago, Wimmer said he doesn’t use Instagram, and said anyone who knows him, knows he would never do that.

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Hamilton Southeastern Schools also conducted an investigation and determined Wimmer had not posted the graphic picture.