Friday, May 21, 2010

Church Sued For Employing Known Sexual Predator

California: The Rancho Bernardo Presbyterian Church was sued Monday, with church officials being accused of not protecting children from a sexual predator who was the church's youth choir teacher.

Greg Starkey pleaded guilty in 2009 to criminal charges in connection to the molestation of two girls whom he was supervising in the choir. He was convicted last year of sexual penetration of a victim under 16 years old with a foreign object.

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The court paper alleges that church officials were aware as early as 2004 of Starkey’s predatory behavior and, in fact, he had been fired and then inexplicably was rehired.

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