Former other LDS/Mormon church leaders who have been publicly accused or found guilty of sexual abuse or sex crimes.

  • Adams, James F. was an elder in the LDS church in Beckley, West Virginia; sentenced to prison for sexually abusing his own children
  • Anderson, Mark Kevin was a Mormon church branch president and dentist in Woodland, California; accused by 27 former female patients of touching them inappropriately in office visits; found guilty in 2009 of 11 felony counts and one misdemeanor count of sexual battery for sexual abuse of several of his female patients; sentenced to six years in California state prison; required to register for life as a sex offender
  • Bishop, Joseph Layton was a Mormon church member and president of the Provo, Utah Missionary Training Center (MTC) in the 1980s; allegedly sexually abused multiple sister missionaries
  • Bowman, Kevin Gerald was an LDS first counselor in a ward bishopric and a restaurant owner in Utah; was an LDS missionary in Taiwan 1999-2001; accused of sexual abuse of a teenage girl who worked in his restaurant; arrested in July 2023
  • Brinkerhoff, Allen J was a Mormon bishop and stake president and manager of an LDS stake welfare farm in Nevada; in 2007, found guilty of child sexual abuse and sentenced
  • Bryant, Paul J was a Mormon church member in Utah; in 2016, pleaded guilty to three first-degree felony counts of attempted aggravated sexual abuse of a child; in 2016, was sentenced to prison
  • Davis, Michael Adam was an LDS church member in Utah and later an elders quorum president in Minnesota; pleaded guilty in 2003 in Utah to misdemeanor lewdness involving a child; pleaded guilty in Utah in 2006 to felony forcible sexual abuse; sentenced in 2022 in Minnesota to 30 years in prison for sexual abuse of a juvenile under his care
  • Frost, Shawn Noble was an LDS church member in Virginia; accused in 2022 of sexual abuse; in 2023, sued in $10.3 million lawsuit alleging child sexual abuse of three more victims
  • Gaylor, Cory Richard was an Idaho school teacher and LDS deacons quorum adviser; arrested and charged with lewd conduct and enticing a child via the Internet; in July 2023, pleaded guilty; sentenced in September 2023 to 60 years in prison, with 13 years fixed before being eligible for parole
  • Hansen, Melvin Eugene was a Mormon church member, school music teacher and Tabernacle Choir member; convicted in 2021 in Utah of first degree felony attempted aggravated child sexual abuse
  • Harward, Craig Allen was a Mormon church member; accused of sexual abuse
  • Housley, Craig Aaron was an LDS church member in Utah; found guilty in 2018 of child sexual exploitation; sentenced to 210 days in state prison and five years of probation
  • Johnson, Melvin Kay was a seminary teacher, BYU religion professor; accused by his children of sexually abusing his daughters; excommunicated, rebaptized; confessed to sexual abuse, but has not been arrested or criminally charged
  • Kimball, Timothy David was an LDS church member in San Antonio, Texas; charged in 2022 with child sexual abuse
  • Lee, George Patrick former LDS general authority; pleaded guilty to attempted sexual abuse of a child, a third-degree felony
  • MacNeil, Melvin was a Mormon church member; accused of sexual abuse
  • McAskill, Bruce A was a Mormon church bishop's clerk; found guilty of kissing and fondling a boy, 8, whom he was babysitting
  • Meek, Chester Lewis former local LDS church leader in Canada; convicted of sexual assault against a female church member
  • Mortensen, Shawn Tyler was a Mormon bishop and stake presidency member in Albuquerque, New Mexico; in February 2021, admitted to police that he had sexually abused an 11-year-old girl in January 2021; found guilty of sexual abuse; sentenced in 2022 to prison in New Mexico
  • Munioz, Eustacio was an LDS ward religious and missionary class leader in the Brownsville, Texas area; in 2011, was accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old boy; the victim, as an adult, filed a lawsuit against the LDS church and won
  • Palmer, Spencer John was a Mormon temple endowment ceremony actor, BYU professor, mission president, temple president, LDS church area authority; posthumously accused of child sexual abuse by his grandson
  • Pickett, Brian Richard was a Mormon church member and leader at a youth program picking pineapples in Maui, Hawaii; accused of sexual abuse
  • Pierson, Chesley Nels was an LDS stake president and stake patriarch in Alberta, Canada; accused of sexually abusing multiple young men
  • Porter, Mark Chadwick was a Mormon church member and former stake presidency member in Utah; accused of sexual abuse in 2022 after allegedly groping women in a Logan grocery store; pleaded guilty in December 2022
  • Pratt, Michael J former LDS seminary principal; arrested in 2009; convicted and sentenced in 2010 for the sexual abuse of a 16-year-old seminary student
  • Pratt, Carl Dee was a Mormon bishop in San Manuel, Arizona; allegedly sexually abused a boy in his ward
  • Sampson, Richard Blaine was a Mormon church member and bishop in Provo, Utah; convicted child sexual abuser and former Provo, Utah MTC doctor; sentenced in 2014 to one to 15 years in prison for child sexual abuse
  • Smartt, Philander Knox was a Mormon mission president; accused of sexually manipulating some of his sister missionaries
  • Sund, Sean David was an LDS primary teacher in Utah; was convicted in 2022 of sexually abusing a girl from his LDS ward
  • Thatcher, Ed was a Mormon bishop and later a city manager in Texas; accused of sexual harassment; results of accusations unknown
  • Vallejo, Keith Robert was a Mormon bishop in Utah; convicted of sexually abusing and raping two underage girls; sentenced in 2017 to five years to life in prison