John Murphy: ‘Predatory paedophile’ priest jailed again

BBC News

July 28, 2020

A Roman Catholic priest who sexually abused young boys has been jailed again for crimes which came to light following his original trial.

John Murphy, 96, of Horwich, was sentenced to six years in prison at Liverpool Crown Court after admitting 32 offences including indecent assault.

The court heard he was a “predatory paedophile” who used his position as a priest to groom and abuse children.

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