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UPDATE: Former Youth Pastor Awaits Additional Trial Following Acquittal

UPDATE: Former Youth Pastor Awaits Additional Trial Following Acquittal

UPDATE 4:00am

One trial down -- another one to go.

A former Youth Pastor out of Fort Lauderdale is being acquitted of more than 25 counts of child abuse for molesting several young boys.

Jeffrey London remains in jail on no bond as he awaits another trial from a new group of men claiming they were also abused by him.

No date has been set yet for his other trial.

 

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UPDATE 4/10 3:04pm

The verdict is in ....

A jury reaching its decision on in the trial of a former Youth pastor accused of sexually assaulting several boys.

After two days of jury deliberations, jurors coming back with a NOT GUILTY verdict against Jeffrey London ... the former youth pastor accused of sexually assaulting at least a dozen boys.

Jeffrey London taking the stand in his defense in this case saying he's been falsely accused because the students were evicted from his home.

Prosecutors say he tore apart many lives, and four boys who were alleged victims of London took the stand to detail the alleged abuses by London.

London was facing 27 counts of child abuse ... and was looking at up to life in prison.

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It is now in the jury's hands.

Deliberations are underway in the trial of a former youth pastor accused of sexually assaulting at least a dozen boys.

Jeffrey London took the stand in his own defense -- saying he never inappropriately touched anyone. He claims the young men making the allegations are acting out because he asked them to leave his home.

London faces 27 counts of child abuse.

If convicted of the most serious charges, London could face life in prison.

(Photo: CBS 4)

 

 

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