was an LDS church member in Honolulu, Hawaii; served a Mormon mission to Guatemala; accused of sexual abuse; admitted in 2007 to sexually molesting a 13-year-old newspaper carrier; pleaded guilty in November 2008; disappeared while out on bail awaiting sentencing

About Frank Lefrandt

  • Latest update: 2009: presumed dead
  • Lived: 1961 - 2009
  • alias(es): Frank Lefrandt Jr., Franci Cornelis, Francis Cornelis, Frank Cornelis Jr.
  • LDS mission: unknown | Add info

  • LDS temple marriage: unknown | Add info

  • Criminal case result:
Other sources
  1. presumed dead as of December 2009

Frank Lefrandt Mormon Sex Crime Case Summary

Frank Lefrandt Jr. was born in California in 1961. He was a Mormon church member who was convicted of a sex crime in 2008 and disappeared while awaiting sentencing.

He was wanted for unlawful flight to avoid prosecution.

His original charges were 2nd degree felony attempted sexual assault, 2nd degree felony assault, and 3rd degree felony assault.

Lefrandt served an LDS church full-time mission to Guatemala.

At the time of his disappearance, Lefrandt was married, with five children. Reportedly, his family put up their house as collateral for the $100,000 bond that Lefrandt caused to be forfeited.

FBI #485376AD8
SID #A6012814 (Hawaii)
NCIC#: W535666067

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Online sources
  1. Pearlridge man charged in assault
    view source details | 12 Aug 2008 | Honolulu Advertiser
  2. Police need help with locating a fugitive
    view source details | 3 Dec 2008 | Hawaii News Now
  3. Honolulu fugitive may be dead
    view source details | 13 Sep 2009 | Honolulu Advertiser
  4. Fugitive leaves bail bondsman in lurch
    view source details | 5 Dec 2008 | Dog the Bounty Hunter News
  5. Frank Lefrandt Jr.
    view source details | 1 Dec 2022 | US Marshals Service
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