Deacon Indicted on Molestation Charges

Cleveland, OH - A sex scandal threatens to rock a Cleveland church.

19 Action News has learned that a Deacon is accused of molesting the young daughter of a congregation member over the span of four-years.

Michael Davis was indicted on 15-counts of gross sexual imposition today.

The 48-year-old served as the Deacon at Cleveland Church of Christ on E.105th Street.

Officials say Davis began inappropriately touching the little girl in 2001 - when she was seven-years-old.

The alleged abuse continued through 2005.

19 Action News Reporter Matt Stevens will have the latest on this developing story - tonight at 11.