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Princeton pastor charged with embezzlement

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MERCER COUNTY, WV (WVVA) -

A former pastor at a Princeton church is accused of stealing thousands of dollars.

Christopher L. Stansell, 48, is charged with embezzling more than $10,000 from the First Christian Church.

According to the West Virginia State Police, Stansell took the money over a year and a half period. The investigation started in June. Police say Stansell deposited multiple checks from the church into his personal banking account.

He is currently out on bond. 

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