Warrant issued for leader of Grey County church sect
Frederick Madison King, 55, is seen in this image release by Ontario Provincial Police.
Ontario Provincial Police have laid 31 charges against Fred King, a leader of the Church of Jesus Christ Restored, and his brother Judson King.
Investigators began looking into allegations of physical and sexual assault against Fred King in November 2012 at the church in Holland Township.
After a 16-month investigation, police have laid a total of 31 criminal charges involving seven victims, with some charges dating back to 1978.
Police say all of the victims were members of the church during the time the alleged offences reportedly occurred.
Judson William King, 59, of Oakville has been arrested and charged with:
- four counts of assault
- assault With a Weapon
- uttering death threats
He is scheduled to appear in an Owen Sound court on May 15th.
An arrest warrant has been issued for 55-year-old Frederick Madison King for the following offences:
- sexual exploitation
- sexual interference
- three counts of sexual assault
- three counts of assault causing bodily harm
- five counts of uttering death threats
- two counts of assault with a weapon
- 10 counts of assault
Fred King is described as being a white male, 5'8" tall with a heavy build and brown hair.
He hasn’t been seen since the allegations were made in 2012.
Anyone who may know where he is can contact the Grey County OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or their local police authority immediately. If you wish to remain anonymous, you may also call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.