Hearings set for girls taken from Tony Alamo compound

Hearings set for girls taken from Alamo compound

FOUKE — Hearings will begin Friday on whether the state can keep temporary custody of six girls taken from the Tony Alamo Christian Ministries compound after a federal raid, a judge said.

Circuit Court Judge Jim Hudson said probable-cause hearings for two of the girls will be held Friday. The remaining four hearings will be on Monday, he said.

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The girls, ranging in age from 10 to 17, all have been identified through police investigation and birth certificates, state officials said.

– Source: Hearings set for girls taken from Alamo compound , AP via ArkansasOnline, Sep. 25, 2008 — Summarized by Religion News Blog

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