Kansas Church Hired Known Sex offender Who Then Molested Disabled Churchgoer: Police


By David Edwards / Raw Story December 30, 2015

A church treasurer in Overland Park, Kansas has been accused of sexual abuse — and it’s not the first time.

KCTV reported that Rodney Sexton was accused of molesting a 31-year-old disabled churchgoer “who is deaf and functions like an 8 year old.” Sexton is also deaf.

It was not immediately clear if officials at Deaf Liberty Baptist Church in Overland Park knew that Sexton faced six sex-related charges in the 1980s while working at a school for the deaf.

He was convicted on two counts of sodomy and aggravated indecent liberties with a child in that case. Although he served time in Kansas prison, he was not placed on the sex offender registry because the crime occurred before 1994.

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