MURRAY, Ky. (AP) - A former western Kentucky pastor has been
sentenced to eight years in prison for sexually abusing a child.
Robert Meredith, who was the pastor at Green Plain Church of
Christ, received the sentence Monday in Calloway Circuit Court, the
Murray Ledger & Times reported (http://bit.ly/rECnji). He pleaded
guilty in September to first-degree sexual abuse of a child under
Meredith was charged in August after an investigation by
Kentucky State Police. The victim told police the incident occurred
during a sleepover at a private residence.