FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) An Allen County judge sentenced James J. Burton to 40 years in prison for molesting a young girl who was a foster child in his care from 2009 to early 2012. A jury convicted Burton on two counts of child molesting in February.
Burton was a pastor at the Greater Faith Baptist Church in Fort Wayne at the time of his arrest in 2013.
The girl is now 10-years-old.