Pastor Appears in Court on Sexual Abuse Charges

By: Jeremy Edwards Email
By: Jeremy Edwards Email

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A decades old sexual abuse case in Kanawha County had a pastor in court Thursday.

Prosecutors tell, Christopher Winnell molested three boys who were close family members.

The abuse happened 25 years ago in Sissonville.

Winnell has been a pastor at several churches in the area.

He was just recently indicted.

Thursday he pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Winnell will go on trial December 9-th.

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