Mesquite youth pastor sentenced to prison

Mesquite (WBAP/KLIF) – A former youth pastor at Mesquite’s Open Door Baptist Church pleaded guilty Friday to three counts of sexual assault of a child. Steven Winn was promptly sentenced to four years in prison on each count, with the sentences to run concurrently. He could have been sentenced to 20 years on each of the three counts. Winn faces a similar charge in Kaufman County, and his father, 76 year old Larry Winn also faces a child molesting charge. In addition, Open Door Baptist’s former pastor, 71 year Robert Ross is charged with failing to report the sexual abuse of a child.

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