Church members appear in court on abuse charges

The Kansas City Star, Feb. 4, 2003
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By ROBERT A. CRONKLETON, The Kansas City Star

Four members of a Kansas City, Kan., church made their first appearances today in Wyandotte County District Court on charges of abusing four children.

Idella A. Horton, 22; Renita D. Allen-Jackson, 40; Patricia A.

Walker, 44; and Barbara Clark, 45, appeared before Judge Jan Way.

Way read each of the charges against the defendants, all Kansas City, Kan., residents. He set the next court date for all four women for Tuesday.

The women were charged Jan. 15, along with