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Outcry Discussion: Why hasn't DA Shawn Dick charged Johnathan McCarty in the Greg Kelley child sex assault case?

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"How do you feel about Jonathan McCarty being free?"

I posted a comment on the Outcry Documentary and Greg Kelley Case Discussion Facebook page. I asked, why hasn't Shawn Dick charged Johnathan McCarty in this case? Or anyone else? Others commented that they wanted me to find out why.






Second suspect in Kelley case will not likely be chargedWhen I have three suspects in a case, absent Jonathan McCarty confessing or some extraordinary evidence that we don't have right now, I don't see it possible for us to try Jonathan McCarty for this offense. DA Shawn Dick says he doesn't believe at this time the court could rule beyond a reasonable doubt on any of the suspects.— KVUE News (@KVUE) August 22, 2017DA Shawn Dick: There are three very viable suspects in the child sex assault case.— KVUE News (@KVUE) August 22, 2017 With Greg Kelley conviction overturned, DA won't bring new charges in sex assault caseDespite overturning Kelley’s conviction, investigators do not h…

Another victim of former Southern Baptist music minister Eddie Struble comes forward

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A few weeks ago, I received an email about Eddie Struble, whom I have written about several times, regarding ongoing allegations of child sexual abuse. I have removed some of the contents to protect anonymity at the victim's request.
I'm not sure if you'd be interested in more information, or if it'd even matter this far from the information you last posted about this man. But, after reading some of the stuff that you have written about him I felt I should contact you as well. Eddie Struble is a disgusting, and horrible man. I was actually just talking about him with a friend last night recounting all the awful things he did in my youth and it spurred me to Google him again. It had been quite some time since I had last but I am glad to know people are not going to let this man go around continuing to abuse, stalk, and molest our children. I haven't brought myself to read through everything on your page but from the bit I did, it sounds like all the accusations starte…

Greg Kelley emails to me: If you chose to ignore me. You will highly regret it. I’m not playing around anymore. You are absolutely disgusting...

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CBS|Austin: Greg Kelley says he wants justice after his conviction is overturned.
“I was given my freedom and I'm happy with it,” said Greg Kelley. On Thursday, Kelley is celebrating his freedom while the Cedar Park City Council is looking at possible ramifications. The council is holding a special public meeting on Monday to discuss the case and policies and procedures at the Cedar Park Police Department. That comes after the state's highest criminal court overturned Kelley's conviction, a criminal case that was investigated by Cedar Park police. “I want justice,” said Kelley. And the former Leander High School football star says he doesn't just want it for himself. “I want this kid to feel like he's been delivered justice,” said Kelley. In 2014, Kelley was found guilty of the aggravated sexual assault of a 4-year-old boy at a Leander in-home daycare. On Wednesday, that conviction was overturned by the state's highest criminal court. Kelley is now a free man, that …

Berean Baptist Church shows lead pastor Wes Feltner's video message to the church as he blames victims and their advocates for his suffering

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In the weekend services at Berean Baptist Church in Minnesota, lead pastor Wes Feltner addressed the church in a pre-recorded video message (embedded below). He announced that he removed his name from consideration to be the new pastor at First Baptist Church Clarksville, Tennessee. He also stated that he is taking a leave of absence while Berean investigates allegations of his pastoral abuse. He mentioned the victims by name, Megan and JoAnna. I pulled out a few of his statements:
They organized to destroy my career and reputation.My family and I are facing serious and withering attacks.There's a reason God has placed a call on my life to preach the gospel.Feltner ends his message with an appeal to the message of "amazing grace."

Megan and JoAnna have stated that this isn't the first notice that Berean has been given of Feltner's abusive behavior.
Around 2014: Berean Baptist Church, Burnsville, MN: Former Youth under Wes Feltner at First Southern Baptist Church spo…

The systemic epidemic of sexual abuse in the Southern Baptist Convention: Wes Feltner and passing the trash

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17 years ago, a Southern Baptist church told two just graduated 18 year old girls to be quiet about abuse they experienced from their youth pastor.

Today, another SBC Pastor Search Chairman from https://t.co/ziYSAom4ff called the women "adversaries."https://t.co/k7Zab1nW6r — Joe Donahue (@PastorJDonahue) November 4, 2019
Wes Feltner is a Southern Baptist pastor currently at Berean Baptist Church in Minnesota where he has been since 2014. He is lead pastor of Preaching and Vision.  


I became aware of alleged sexual abuse by Wes Feltner yesterday upon reading the stories of two women who have come forward to tell their stories. Their abuse took place while Feltner was their youth pastor at First Southern Baptist Church in Evansville, Indiana. 

Megan's story

JoAnna's story


I — the victim of sexual abuse by my youth pastor, alongside another youth at the same time — apparently am the adversary of the church.... #churchtoo#metoo#AllSurvivorsDay#BeBetter#RottenFruit@wartwatch
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