Calvary Chapel Church Pastor Charged With Sexually Abusing His Children

Jeffrey Kian Zizz Was Removed as Pastor of Calvary Chapel North Thurston After Reportedly Confessing to Sexual Misconduct in His Home

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A 44-year-old former pastor at a Lacey church has been charged with sexual assault crimes involving his children.

Jeffrey Kian Zizz, a military veteran, turned himself in to Lacey Police on Oct. 21 and vaguely confessed to “sexual misconduct” in his home, according to court documents. He pleaded not guilty to nine specific crimes during his arraignment on Tuesday, Nov. 2.

The nine counts include: first-degree incest, first-degree rape of a child, first-degree child molestation, second-degree rape of a child, second-degree child molestation, third degree-rape of a child, two counts of third-degree child molestation and second-degree attempted rape.

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