Family Suing Vermilion County Church and School District

Published 05/08 2012 04:11PM

Updated 05/08 2012 06:27PM

ROSSVILLE-- A family is suing the Rossville-Alvin School District and the Rossville Church of Christ. They say the district and church were negligent in hiring and retaining Andrew Thomas.
    The former youth minister and track coach pleaded guilty to sexual abuse in 2010. He was arrested after a then-15-year-old boy said that Thomas had touched him inappropriately. Investigators also found child pornography on his computer.
    Thomas is currently serving a 30 year prison sentence.

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