was an LDS church member and scout leader in Idaho; accused in the 1980s of sexual abuse; Mormon church leaders allegedly failed to tell police about abuse allegations

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08/15/88 Idaho

LDS Kip E Later, was placed on the BSA Confidential files August 15,1988 for “Attempted Child sexual abuse during his employment as program director at summer camp.”

“Later “is a student in Youth Ledership [sic] at BYU, Provo, Utah. A letter from K. Hart Bullock, Scout Executive to Paul Ernst BSA National Council: ” “Kip admitted to me that this was not his first involvement with a male in a sexual attempt, but that he has on two other occasions been caught.” In a document entitled ‘Report’ it stated that Kip “told me that on two other occasions he had had problems and had reeived [sic] counseling from his religious leaders and from a councilor.”

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  1. Kip E Later - Perversion Files
    view source details | 1 Jan 2020 | Los Angeles Times

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