Retired Owensboro Priest Sentenced 5 Years

By Emily Busby
August 8, 2014


Retired Owensboro Priest Louis Piskula has been sentenced to five years in prison in a sex abuse case.

Piskula pleaded guilty to one count of 1st degree sexual abuse of a minor.

The guilty plea was part of plea agreement for charges relating to incidents in 1978 at Blessed Mother Church in Owensboro.

Piskula must now register as a sex offender for 20 years and undergo treatment at the state penitentiary.

He will be eligible for parole after serving one year of sentence.








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