Pastor gets 40 years for child molesting

(WISH Photo, file)
(WISH Photo, file)

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A Fort Wayne pastor found guilty of two counts of felony child molesting has been sentenced to 40 years in prison.

The Journal Gazette reports  James Burton was sentenced Friday. He was convicted of molesting a now-10-year-old girl between 2009 until early 2012 while he was pastor of Greater Faith Baptist Church.

The girl disclosed the abuse to a teacher at her school by a handwritten note.

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