Father Michael Kelly held liable on all charges in civil trial
Diocese removes Lockeford priest from the clergy after jurors find for plaintiff in assault civil trial
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- John Manly, attorney for the plaintiff
It is frustrating that to get justice against a priest and Diocese of Stockton, you have to hire lawyers and go through a civil trial ...”
Posted: Friday, April 6, 2012 5:07 pm
Updated: 5:58 am, Thu May 31, 2012.
Father Michael Kelly has been removed from the clergy after he was held liable on three counts of assault, sexual assault and abuse late Friday afternoon.
The 10-woman, two-man jury took just a matter of hours to determine whether Kelly should be held liable for the charges brought against him. A 37-year-old former altar boy accused the Lockeford priest of sexually assaulting him.
Friday, April 6, 2012 5:07 pm.
Updated: 5:58 am.