was a Mormon bishopric member in Salt Lake City, Utah; arrested for alleged sexual abuse of a 13-year-old girl in his ward

About Cesar Duran

Cesar Duran Mormon Sex Crime Case Summary

04/11/13 Salt Lake City, Utah
LDS Cesar Duran, “a member of the LDS bishopric in Orem Utah, was booked on
suspicion of two counts of sexually abusing a child. The child was a 13 year old girl and the
abuse happened in the church building when the family helped to clean the building.”

from KUTV:

“A member of an LDS bishopric in Orem has been accused of sexual abuse of a teenage girl in his ward.

Cesar Duran, 31, was booked into the Utah County Jail on Tuesday on suspicion of two counts of sexually abusing a child. The charges are a first degree felony.

In response to the investigation, the LDS Church issued this statement:

“The Church has zero tolerance for abuse of any kind. Those found guilty of these actions are subject to the demands of the law and also face Church discipline. The welfare of victims is our utmost concern and church leaders will continue to offer counseling and other resources to help in the healing process.””

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