Fr. Timothy J. Szott

Ordained: 1973
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Archdiocese of Detroit MI

Placed on leave in 2/03 after a church volunteer found child abuse images on his computer. Arraigned in 6/03; posted bail before returning to treatment at St. Luke’s. Sentenced in 9/03 to 18 months probation after pleading no contest to possession of child pornography. Permanently removed from ministry in 2005. Sued in 4/08 for abuse of a youth in 1999. His victim had just turned 18. Other complaints too old to prosecute. Died in 8/08 in AZ. Sued again in 11/08. Included on the archdiocese’s list of credibly accused 6/10/19.


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