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Savage to represent pastor accused of rape

LADSON, SC (WCSC) -

Prominent Charleston attorney Andy Savage will represent the Ladson pastor charged with kidnapping and raping three women at gunpoint.

Savage confirmed Tuesday that he will represent 46-year-old Dale Richardson who is in jail, charged with kidnapping and raping three women at gunpoint - two of them in a trailer behind the church - and kidnapping a fourth who was not sexually assaulted.

Richardson is the pastor at Freedom Free Will Baptist Church in Ladson.

During his initial bond hearing when he was first arrested, Richardson said he has a spotless record and will put up a strong defense.


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  • Aug. 2010 - Kidnap and rape charge in Dorchester County
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  • July 25, 2011 - Kidnap and rape charge in Summerville

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