Birmingham’s CBS affiliate reports:
A pastor of a Jefferson County church has been arrested and charged with a child sex offense, Blount County Sheriff Mark Moon confirmed. Kenneth Daniel, 64, was booked into the Blount County Jail on the felony charge Wednesday night.
A seven-year-old victim told her grandfather that Daniel, who is a pastor at First Baptist Church of Chalkville, had been sexually abusing her. The girl reported that Daniel had touched her private parts numerous times at his residence, a pool party and the church.
The affidavit says Daniel contacted the grandfather by phone for arrangements to bring the victim to the locations of where the abuse happened.
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Kenneth Daniel, 64, was arrested Wednesday night at The First Baptist Church of Chalkville where he serves as pastor. Police say the victim, a 7-year-old girl, told her grandfather that Daniel had inappropriately touched her on multiple occasions.https://t.co/sngZ4wisDC
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