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October 10, 1993 | TERESA ANN WILLIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A former Lutheran minister from Gardena who was released from prison late last month on a judge's order said he welcomes a new trial to prove his innocence on charges that he molested a 16-year-old parishioner. "I invite a new trial," Arleigh Eugene Cox, 62, said in an interview at his attorney's office. "This time, being innocent will suffice." Cox had served almost two years of a 38-year prison sentence when Torrance Superior Court Judge Candace Cooper on Sept.
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October 10, 1993 | TERESA ANN WILLIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A former Lutheran minister from Gardena who was released from prison late last month on a judge's order said he welcomes a new trial to prove his innocence on charges that he molested a 16-year-old parishioner. "I invite a new trial," Arleigh Eugene Cox, 62, said in an interview at his attorney's office. "This time, being innocent will suffice." Cox had served almost two years of a 38-year prison sentence when Torrance Superior Court Judge Candace Cooper on Sept.
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September 30, 1993 | GORDON DILLOW, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
After serving almost two years of a 38-year prison sentence, a former Lutheran minister from Gardena who was convicted of sexually molesting a developmentally disabled 16-year-old parishioner was ordered freed Wednesday after a judge ruled that his trial attorney had not presented a competent defense. Arleigh Eugene Cox, 62, who was pastor of St.
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September 30, 1993 | GORDON DILLOW, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
After serving almost two years of a 38-year prison sentence, a former Lutheran minister from Gardena who was convicted of sexually molesting a developmentally disabled 16-year-old parishioner was ordered freed Wednesday after a judge ruled that his trial attorney had not presented a competent defense. Arleigh Eugene Cox, 62, who was pastor of St.
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April 19, 1991
A former minister from Gardena on Thursday was ordered to stand trial on 14 counts of statutory rape and sexual abuse for allegedly seducing a 15-year-old parishioner. After a five-hour preliminary hearing in South Bay Municipal Court, Judge Benjamin Aranda ruled that Arleigh Eugene Cox, 60, formerly pastor of St. John Lutheran Church, should stand trial. Cox, who is free on $30,000 bail, faces arraignment May 2 in Torrance Superior Court.
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November 8, 1991 | JANET RAE-DUPREE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A former Lutheran minister from Gardena accused of sexually abusing a 16-year-old parishioner was convicted Thursday of 12 criminal charges, including forcible rape. Arleigh Eugene Cox, 60, faces up to 37 years in state prison when he appears for sentencing Dec. 3. Cox, who had been free on bond pending the outcome of his trial, was taken into custody Thursday.
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November 3, 1991 | JANET RAE-DUPREE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After a week of hearing graphic testimony about adultery, sexual fantasies, child molestation and religious control, jurors on Monday will begin trying to decide whether a former Gardena pastor sexually abused a 16-year-old parishioner. According to Deputy Dist. Atty. Ron Geltz, former pastor Arleigh Eugene Cox, 60, wrote the developmentally disabled girl numerous manipulative notes to convince her that it was God's will that she have sex with him.
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October 3, 1993 | From staff reports
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December 5, 1991 | JANET RAE-DUPREE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A former Lutheran minister from Gardena has been sentenced to 38 years in prison for sexually abusing a 16-year-old parishioner, a term his defense attorney called "a death sentence." Arleigh Eugene Cox, 60, who has a heart condition, bowed his head during sentencing in Torrance Superior Court on Tuesday but made no comment. His wife, Carol, pleaded in vain with a bailiff for a chance to say goodby before Cox was handcuffed and led away.
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February 28, 1991 | MARC LACEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Lutheran minister from Gardena, whose arrest on sex charges has shocked many in the church and community, pleaded not guilty this week to allegations that he seduced a teen-age girl in his parish by threatening her with the wrath of God. "It's all lies," said Arleigh Eugene Cox, who resigned as pastor of St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church earlier this month after 13 years heading the small congregation.
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