Fourth victim comes forward in case against Iron Range priest

Northlands News Center

By Ramona Marozas – Biography

Hibbing, MN ( — Another charge has been brought against a Hibbing, Minn., priest currently on administrative leave in light of a fourth victim coming forward.

Brian Lederer, 29, now faces six charges of criminal sexual conduct, as well as a charge of possession of child pornography.

Three victims were under 13, and another was under 16.

On Thursday the St. Louis County court approved adding a charge of criminal sexual conduct involving a fourth victim.

Child pornography was allegedly discovered on Lederer’s personal computer, according the St. Louis County Attorney’s Office.

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