was a Mormon church bishop's clerk; found guilty of kissing and fondling a boy, 8, whom he was babysitting

Case Summary

10/25/94 Jackson, Mississippi

LDS church member Bruce A. McAskill, a bishop’s clerk “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)”

Mormon Sexual Abuse Map

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