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

About Jay Mitchell

Jay Mitchell Mormon Sex Crime 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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