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Daycare abuse trials begin at Journey Church in Prattville, Alabama

PRATTVILLE — Trials began Tuesday in a high-profile child molestation case in Prattville involving seven victims under the age of two, three co-defendants and 44 charges.

The abuse allegedly happened over an extended period of time at Journey Church’s daycare center. The defendants, all women, were arrested in May and face a total of 44 charges, according to District Attorney CJ Robinson and court records. The non-denominational church is located on the 400 block of Sheila Boulevard.

The accused are:

  • Susan Baker of Prattville with 13 counts of child abuse and six counts of non-reporting of child abuse
  • Leah Livingston of Deatsville has been charged with eight counts of child molestation and five counts of failure to report child molestation
  • Alice Sorrells of Deatsville was charged with seven counts of child molestation and five counts of failure to report child molestation

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