Preacher Arrested For Sex Abuse HIV Positive

Kentucky State Police say a preacher arrested for sexual abuse is HIV positive.

Police arrested James Howard Bell last month for abusing a child who was under 16-years old.

Bell is the pastor at the Refuge Temple Church of God in Christ in Shelby County.

Police say they believe Bell turned himself in because he believed a victim would come forward to incriminate him.

The church has not commented on the case.

Bell continues to be held in the Shelby County Jail on a $50,000 full cash bond.



 
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