was an Mormon church member and scout leader in Oregon; sentenced to a total of sixty years in prison with a minimum of thirty years, for child sexual abuse

Case Summary

06/27/85 Oregon

LDS Jay Douglas Mitchell “was charged with several counts of sodomy and sexual abuse
involving young children (as young as eight)” He “pled guilty to eight separate charges
and …was sentenced to a total of sixty years in prison with a minimum of thirty years.” It
took “BSA nearly nine months to ban Mitchell from Scouting.”

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Mormon Sexual Abuse Map

International map of locations where active members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints perpetrated or allegedly perpetrated sexual abuse or other sex crimes, or where LDS leaders failed or allegedly failed to help abuse survivors.