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
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.