Meade County Priest Sex Abuse Trial Delayed

January 25, 2016

The Meade County trial of a Catholic priest accused of sexually abusing a young boy decades ago has been delayed.

Joseph Hemmerle was set to stand trial Monday on six counts of sodomy and three counts of sexual abuse.

Hemmerle's accuser said the crimes took place in the 1970s.

The trial has been moved to Nov. 28.








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