Pastor Arrested On Multiple Rape Charges; More Charges Expected

A former Benton County pastor is being charged with multiple counts of Statutory Rape and other charges.

Josh Henley, a former pastor of Church of Christ in Holladay and a volunteer assistant basketball coach at Holladay school is being charged with three counts of statutory rape by an authority figure and one count of aggravated sexual battery.

Benton county Sheriff Kenny Christopher says Henley has a record of allegedly raping young girls from ages 14 to 16.

Court documents say he started grooming some of them at age 12.

Henley currently lives in Evansville, Indiana where he was serving as a pastor and youth director.

Sheriff Christopher says more charges are expected to be put on Henley and he is currently in custody on a $1,000,000 bond.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is also working in conjunction with the Benton County Sheriff’s Office as there are reportedly victims in other states.

If anyone has information about this investigation call the Benton County Sheriff’s Office

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