Former Priest Pleads Guilty to Indecent Assault

August 10, 2015

A former priest pleaded guilty to indecent assault and battery of a child under 14 on Monday.

Richard McCormick was sentenced to 10 years in state prison, however, he is already serving 8 to 10 years from a 2014 child rape conviction, according to the Essex County District Attorney's Office.

McCormick assaulted his victim, who was 7 years old at the time, on several occasions between June 1982 and September 1983.








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