Palm Beach Priest Accused Of Sex Crimes

CBS 12

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – A West Palm Beach Catholic priest is under arrest – accused of showing child porn to a 14-year-old boy. Police say 47-year-old Jose Palimattom was working as a priest and living on the grounds of Holy Name Catholic Church in West Palm Beach.

Police say he admitted to showing the teen, church member underage porn. Palimattom was in court Tuesday morning. Police say the church’s pastor found out what happened, but it was the child’s father who alerted authorities.

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