Fr. Thomas W. Smith

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Ordained: 1950
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Baltimore MD

Accused in 1993 of molesting a 10-year-old boy in 1983. Smith was scheduled to leave parish and go for evaluation and treatment but killed himself with shotgun the day before. He denied the allegations and left a note referring to depression from his mother’s death. Smith did admit to molesting several other boys at another assignment in the 1960s. After his death five men came forward accusing him of molesting them when they were in 7th-8th grades.


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