Court Date Set in Buckatunna Pastor Sexual Abuse Case

ABC 11
March 19, 2016

Washington Co., Ala. A court date has been set for a pastor at a Buckatunna church, who was indicted by a Washington County grand jury for sexual abuse of young boys.

The Washington County grand jury indicted Tommy Newberry in February, alleging he sexually abused seven children. Newberry was a pastor at the Red Creek Church of God near the Alabama/Mississippi state line. Authorities believe the abuse started as early as 2003. Newberry's court date is set for Oct. 18.


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