was an LDS church member; accused of sexual abuse
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  • Paul, Les

Case summary

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08/14/89

Arizona

LDS Les Paul was found guilty on 32 counts of child molestation in the LDS 7th ward

Tucson East Stake, and he was sentenced to over 400 years in prison. “He “exploited the
trust of four boys when he molested them repeatedly for two years.” “The boys were ages
8-12 years old. Three of the boys are the sons of a friend and the other a neighbor.”

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  1. Les Paul (archive) - -

LDS/Mormon church membership history

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LDS mission information

The accused did not serve a full-time LDS mission.

LDS temple marriage information

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Other court cases

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LDS church response(s)

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  • Alleged failure to report by local LDS leaders? no
  • Alleged misconduct by local LDS leaders? no
  • Alleged misconduct by global LDS leaders? no

FLOODLIT is not aware whether the Mormon church paid any settlement amounts related to this case.

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