July 16, 2005

Trial Begins for Pastor Charged With Child Molestation


April Davis
WSAV News 3
Thursday, July 14, 2005

The trial has begun in Chatham County for a 69-year-old pastor accused of molesting 4 girls. James Simpson is charged with 19 counts of child molestation and sexual acts. The prosecution says while he was an associate pastor at Saint Luke's Baptist Church, he encouraged the 4 girls to go to church and sing in the choir. Police say he molested the girls from 1997 until 2003.

Posted by kshaw at July 16, 2005 08:09 AM