April 01, 2006

Former Downers Grove deacon now under investigation in Kansas City


April 1, 2006 (DOWNERS GROVE, Ill.) - The former deacon of Downers Grove church who is already facing trial for a sexual attack in Alabama is now also the focus of a criminal investigation in Kansas City, Missouri, one that reputedly involves serial sex crimes.

Kansas City police have confirmed that they are investigating the activities of 65-year-old Howard Blattel.
Blattel is a former Bolingbrook resident who served as a deacon at Marquette Manor Baptist Church and Academy in Downers Grove during the late 1990s and the early part of this decade.

Posted by kshaw at April 1, 2006 09:46 AM