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EPD Seeks Other Possible Victims Of Man Sentenced For Sexual Abuse

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Eugene Police are seeking tips on further possible victims of a man sentenced on sexual abuse charges.

40-year-old Edward Samuel Thompson was sentenced today  to 125 years in prison. He was convicted on multiple charges of rape, sodomy, and sex abuse in a case involving a child under 12.

The abuse happened between 2012 and late August, 2018.

Thompson was arrested August 21st, 2018 for possessing child pornography.

At that time, Thompson was a long-term member and music ministry leader at Christ Fellowship Church, and a former member of Eugene Faith Center.  Investigative reports show that Thompson had traveled to California, Idaho, Montana, and Arizona prior to his arrest.

Anyone with information on additional victims is asked to contact EPD Detective Jennifer Curry at (541)682-5166.

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Brian Bull joined the KLCC News Team in June 2016. In his 25+ years as a public media journalist, he's worked at NPR, Twin Cities Public Television, South Dakota Public Broadcasting, Wisconsin Public Radio, and ideastream in Cleveland. His reporting has netted dozens of accolades, including four national Edward R. Murrow Awards (19 regional), the Ohio Associated Press' Best Reporter Award, Best Radio Reporter from the Native American Journalists Association, and the PRNDI/NEFE Award for Excellence in Consumer Finance Reporting.