Pastor Tom Randall Freed From Filipino Jail, Charges Dropped

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According to the Free Tom Randall Facebook page, Hudson Pastor Tom Randall, who has been held since January 16 in a Manila detention center for negligence in a sex trafficking case, has been freed and all charges dropped.

Hudson's Christ Community Chapel's lead pastor Joe Coffey is encouraging all to pray for the welfare of the children and for "the truth to come out."

The Free Tom Randall Facebook page has ballooned to more than 58,000 Likes since in about three weeks. When Scene published a story about Randall in last week's issue, the page had about 35,000.

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Sam Allard

Sam Allard is the Senior Writer at Scene, in which capacity he covers politics and power and writes about movies when time permits. He's a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and the NEOMFA at Cleveland State. Prior to joining Scene, he was encamped in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on an...
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