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Hancock County man Charged with Rape 3rd Degree

Date of News Release: 10/06/2014

(Henderson, KY) -- On Monday, October 6th 2014 the Kentucky State Police charged former Mt. Eden Church Youth Pastor Joshua D. Whicker of Hawesville with (2) counts of Rape 3rd Degree.

The investigation began when it was reported to the Kentucky State Police that Whicker had engaged in inappropriate sexual relations with a 15 year-old female during youth group meetings. Whicker was arrested and is being held in the Breckinridge County Detention Center.

The investigation is on-going.