Fr. David Primeaux
Diocese: Diocese of Lafayette LA
Accused of abuse of at least 15 children 1978-83. Admitted in psychological evaluations as early as 1980 to sexually abusing boys, beginning in 1980 when he was teaching at St. Benedict in Covington, LA. Per a 4/02 news article the Diocese settled a lawsuit in 2000 in which it admitted that Primeaux molested a boy in the early 1980s while at St. Joseph’s in Milton. Had also been assigned to St. Thomas More in Lafayette. Left active priesthood in 1985 and later married. Died by suicide 12/27/12. On diocese’s list in 4/19.
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