Fr. J. Garrett Thomson

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Ordained: 1981
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

Several leaves of absence. In 1/10, Thomson was placed on leave by the Archdiocese from St. Martha’s in Plainville, after an allegation that he abused a minor 15 years previously. Two days later, Thomson was found dead in his NH home. Autopsy said he died of natural causes, high blood pressure and diabetes. Archdiocese did not tell the parish about the allegations for almost 10 days after Thomson’s death. Then it announced that the investigation was closed. See Boston AD database released 8/11.

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