was an LDS church member; accused of sexual abuse

About Scotty Mortensen

Scotty Mortensen Mormon Sex Crime Case Summary

03/21/88 Utah

LDS Scotty Hyrum Mortensen “was suspended or denied registration with BSA for child
sexual abuse of three youth-Salt Lake County Sheriff Dept, have 3 charges of child sexual
abuse against this person. The three boys now refuse to testify and Mortensen won’t admit
guilt. The Sheriff says there is no doubt as to his guilt, but they can’t prove it at this time.”
Letter from K Hart Bullock, Scout Executive to Paul Ernst, BSA National on March 18, 1988
“The LDS ward to which he (Mortensen) belonged have removed him from all involvement
with their youth.” Feb 25, 1988 a written telepohone message from Hart Bullock to BSA
“”Neither the council or National show him registered even though there is talk he is a Scout

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