UPDATE:: Former pastor sentenced to prison for molesting 10-year-oldJody Hilliard, a 71-year-old retired assistant pastor accused of molesting an out-of-town 10-year-old female relative while she visited Duncan, will see a special district judge at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 16 for a preliminary hearing.
A former assistant pastor at an Oklahoma church has been sentenced to prison for molesting a 10-year-old.
In 2016, Jody Hilliard was arrested and charged with two felony counts of lewd or indecent acts with a child.
Hilliard, now 73, served as assistant pastor for the First Baptist Church in Duncan for 26 years.
The hearing will qualify the evidence of the case in order to proceed to a higher court. Court documents state the mother of the victim and the investigating detective will be called as witnesses.
Hilliard faces two counts of lewd or indecent acts with a child under 12, a felony.
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