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No verdict yet in sexual assault trial of former NJ pastor

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JERSEY CITY -

Jurors have not yet reached a verdict in the trial of a former New Jersey pastor accused of sexual assault.

Gregorio Martinez, 50, was once a Pentecostal preacher in Jersey City.

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He has been accused of assaulting an 18-year-old man. Defense attorney Daniel Gonzalez argued that no evidence corroborated the allegations.

Martinez was previously convicted in February 2015 of molesting a 13-year-old boy he met at a church in North Bergen. He is serving a four-year term for that assault, followed by a five-year term for jumping bail.

The Associated Press wire services contributed to this report.

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