was an LDS church member in Mesa, Arizona; found guilty of sexual abuse

Case Summary

Description : 13-1405 – Sexual conduct with a minor (attempted)
Statute : 13-1405
Description : 13-1410 – Molestation of child
Statute : 13-1410
Description : 13-1404 – Sexual abuse
Statute : 13-1404

According to Floodlit’s sources Whitmore abused family members while growing up. Sexually abused family members children as an adult. Sources say he was jailed, excommunicated, released, reoffended and went back in jail.

Sources
  1. Offender Detail
    view source details | 11 Jan 2024 | Home Facts
  2. Offender Profile William Whitmore
    view source details | 11 Jan 2024 | Offender Radar
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