Br. Louis Laperle

Order: SC
Status: Acquitted

Died: 10/7/2021
Diocese: Diocese of Worcester MA

“Br. Philip.” A man alleged in 2003 that he was molested by Laperle in 1968 when Laperle was teacher and/or principal at Notre Dame Academy in Fitchburg. Laperle left MA in 1969 for RI and never returned. In 4/2004, Laperle was acquitted by a jury of charges of assault and battery involving the student in 1968. The alleged incident actually involved indecent assault and battery but that charge did not exist in 1968, so it could not be used. Retired after acquittal. Died in 10/2021.

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