was a Mormon church ward clerk in Jackson, Michigan; before becoming ward clerk, was convicted of rape; after becoming ward clerk, in 1994, was found guilty by a judge of kissing and fondling an 8-year-old boy whom he was babysitting; McAskill had met the boy's mother at church; a police officer said McAskill told him 'he didn't see any problem' with an adult sleeping naked with a child

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LDS church member Bruce A. McAskill, a bishop’s clerk in Jackson, Michigan “with a past rape conviction, faces a minimum sentence of 5 years in prison after a judge found him guilty of kissing and fondling a boy, 8, whom he was babysitting. The boy’s mother attended McAskill’s church. A police officer who was called to the scene said McAskill told him ‘he didn’t see any problem’ with an adult sleeping naked with a child.” (Jackson Citizen Patriot, 10/25/94)”

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