Former Youth Pastor Faces Sex Charges

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TOPEKA, Kan (WIBW) -- A former Topeka Church leader charged with child sex crimes is back in court Monday.

A motions hearing for Hugh Cranford, 32, will get underway at 10 a.m. Monday morning.

Cranford faces two counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child and lewd fondling.

He was in training to be a pastor, and was a youth minister at Faith Lutheran Church at 17th and Gage in Topeka.