was an LDS church member in Utah and later an elders quorum president in Minnesota; pleaded guilty in 2003 in Utah to misdemeanor lewdness involving a child; pleaded guilty in Utah in 2006 to felony forcible sexual abuse; sentenced in 2022 in Minnesota to 30 years in prison for sexual abuse of a juvenile under his care

About Michael Davis

Michael Davis Mormon Sex Crime Case Summary

LDS church leaders in Minnesota allegedly attempted to cover up Davis’s abuse, protected him, and defended him in court.

On November 29, 2022, Michael Adam Davis was sentenced to 30 years, the maximum sentence he could receive. The judge took into account his previous convictions in Utah when determining his sentence.

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Videos: Michael Davis Mormon sex crime case

    • Video title: 1595: Mormon Church Defends Minnesota Leader of Sexual Assault - Mormon Stories Podcast - 2022-05-17
    • Video description: "What would you think if your Church Leaders were on the defendant's witness list of your child's sex abuser? In this episode, we will discuss a disturbing Mormon sex abuse case in which the Branch and Stake presidents submitted affidavits that would have aided the dismissal of new charges brought against Elders Quorum President and registered sex offender Michael Adam Davis.Join us this Tuesday evening as LDS Member Michael Benjamin walks us through the details of this alarming case in which The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, once again, chooses to protect the institution over sexually abused children."


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