Church members wanted in abuse case turn themselves in

The Kansas City Star, Jan. 27, 2003
By ROBERT A. CRONKLETON, The Kansas City Star

Four members of a Kansas City, Kan., church wanted in a child-abuse investigation stemming from the death of Brian Edgar have surrendered to authorities.

Idella A. Horton, 22; Renita D. Allen-Jackson, 40; Patricia A. Walker, 44; and Barbara Clark, 45, all from Kansas City, Kan., turned themselves in late Friday.

They were released early Saturday after posting $25,000 bond each, a Wyandotte County jail spokesman said. They should make their first appearances today in Wyandotte County District Court.

The four women were charged Jan. 15 along with Christy Edgar, 46, of Overland Park and Julia Edgar-Montgomery, 54, and Chasity Boyd, 19, both from Kansas City, Kan. They are accused of physically abusing three of Christy Edgar’s children, ranging in age from 9 to 12, as well as a 12-year-old boy who was a friend of the children.

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