Priest pleads not guilty in Ipswich child rape case

Wicked Local Newburyport

By Jennie Oemig
GateHouse News Service

Posted Aug 31, 2012

Ipswich —

Ipswich Police arrested a New York priest Thursday, Aug. 30, in New Rochelle, N.Y., on charges of child rape.

The priest ran a summer camp at the former Retreat Center of the Salesians of Don Bosco in Ipswich.

Rev. Richard McCormick, 71, of 148 East Main Street, New Rochelle, was arraigned Friday, Aug. 31, in Salem Superior Court on five counts of rape of a child, pled not guilty and was released on $1,000 bond.

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