Former Priest Faces Rape Sentencing

May 17, 2007

Louisville, Ky. -- A former Louisville priest convicted of rape is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday.

In March, Bruce Ewing was on trial for raping and sodomizing a teenage girl while he was a priest at St. Vincent Depaul in the mid-seventies.

LOUISVILLE NEWS: Bruce Ewing testifying at microphone
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A jury found Ewing guilty of one charge of rape, but acquitted him on two counts of sodomy.

He could receive 3 years in prison or a 5-year probated sentence.


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