Teen Files Lawsuit against Brownsville Catholic Diocese in Sexual Assault Case

By Ildefonso Ortiz
The Monitor
June 6, 2014

Attorneys representing a Mission teenager have sued the Catholic Diocese of Brownsville alleging negligence after the teen had been a victim of sexual assault by a deacon.

The victim who is only identified as John Doe and is now 18-years old claims that from 2010 to 2012 when he was an altar server at the San Cristobal Magallanes parish in Mission, Deacon Ronaldo Mitchell Chavez sexually assaulted him, records show.

Police arrested Mitchell in January 17 on the charge of continuous sexual abuse of a child, his case remains pending in court.








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