EUREKA, Calif.—A former pastor previously accused of molesting a 13-year-old girl in his care has pleaded not guilty to sex abuse charges involving a second child in Northern California. Dino Cardelli, 49, entered his plea Wednesday after being charged with three additional counts of committing lewd and lascivious acts with a child under 14, the Eureka Times-Standard reported. The widower and foster parent already was charged with recurring sexual abuse of a girl who lived with him. In that case, he pleaded not guilty to four counts of child molestation.
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