Marion Pastor Arrested for Child Porn, Intimidation

Marion Pastor Arrested for Child Porn, Intimidation

MARION – A Marion pastor has been temporarily relieved of his duties after his arrest Thursday by Williamson County authorities on child pornography and intimidation charges.

According to a post on the Illinois Great Rivers Conference-The United Methodist Church Facebook group, an inquiry will be made into the circumstances which led to the arrest of 45-year-old Rev. John S. Hackman II, the pastor at Marion First United Methodist Church.

The group said an interim pastor will be assigned to serve the church.

No other information regarding the case is currently available.

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