was a Mormon church member and BYU professor; found guilty of sexual abuse of his two underage daughters

About Sheril Burton

Sheril Burton Mormon Sex Crime Case Summary

Burton was a microbiology professor at BYU in Provo, Utah.

In 1991, Burton was charged with four counts of sex-related crimes.

He was found guilty of child sexual abuse and sentenced in 1991 to up to 15 years in prison.

Burton graduated from BYU in 1959. He was married in the Logan, Utah LDS temple in 1959.

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  1. BYU professor charged
    view source details | 2 Apr 1991 | Provo Daily Herald
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