Former pastor arraigned for allegedly raping teen
West Whiteland Township Police
Former Chester County pastor and current accused rapist, 33-year-old Jacob Malone, was formally arraigned today on 11 charges including sexual assault, Philly.com reported.
Malone is accused of raping and impregnating a teenage girl who lived with him and his family and additionally abusing the victim over a period of several years and several states, according toFOX 29
Malone reportedly worked as a pastor at the nondenominational church Calvary Fellowship in Downingtown, Pennsylvania.
“He resigned in November, after church leaders confronted him about the teen’s pregnancy,” Philly.com reported. “Malone admitted he had impregnated the teenager, whom Malone and his wife had treated like a daughter, said a fellow pastor.”
According to CNN
, Malone first met the victim in 2009 when she was 12 and he was working as a pastor in Arizona. He reportedly began to sexually assault her in 2014 when she was 17.
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