September 21, 2020

Report: Mississippi pastor charged with child molestation

A north Mississippi paster is charged with sexually molesting children at his church, a Memphis TV state reported Tuesday.

WREG-TV reported that pastor Willie Forest was arrested at his Coldwater, Mississippi, home and has been charged with three counts of child molestation.

The TV station reported that District Attorney John Champion confirmed the crimes allegedly occurred at Spring Hill Pope Missionary Baptist Church in Pope, Mississippi, and on the pastor’s property. Additional details were not disclosed.