Case dismissed against former church music leader

Last Modified: Dec 28, 2011 12:43AM

Child molestation charges against Jonathan Hinton, a former music leader at Grace United Methodist Church in Venice, have been dropped, an Indiana prosecutor said this week.

Hinton was extradited in December from Sarasota County to Madison County, Ind., where he was expected to stand trial beginning Sept. 6. But on Aug. 23, the case was dismissed.

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