May 23, 2006

Church Leader Faces Sexual Abuse Charges


POSTED: 12:04 pm EDT May 23, 2006

A leader of a local community church is in trouble with the law after events that occurred in his Ypsilanti Township home.

Police said the man, whose name is not being released, was either a layman or a pastor for the Community of Christ Church of Ann Arbor. He resigned his position after the investigation against him began.

The man took his granddaughter in when she was 7 years old after her mother died, and is now accused of sexually abusing her, Local 4 reported.

The events involving his granddaughter occurred over a four-year span, and police believe they ended about four-years ago.

Posted by kshaw at May 23, 2006 01:00 PM