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

  • Berchtold, Robert Ersol was a Mormon church member in Idaho; sexually abused a child; in 1986, was found guilty of rape of a child and spent one year in jail
  • Boring, Donnie Rue was a Mormon bishop and stake high council member in California / Arizona; pleaded guilty in 2017 to a felony charge of sexual abuse; died in December 2017
  • Pratt, Carl Dee was a Mormon bishop in San Manuel, Arizona; allegedly sexually abused a boy in his ward
  • Sepos, Carl Edward was an LDS temple worker and high priest in Payson, Utah; pleaded guilty to sexually abusing his stepdaughter, an adult woman with Down syndrome and autism, at a hotel swimming pool in front of a hotel employee; he blamed his sex crime in part on an addiction to viewing adult pornography; he was serving as a temple worker at the time of his sexual assault
  • Shanks, Joseph was an LDS senior missionary and temple worker in England; found guilty of ten charges related to sex crimes after he was caught in a police sting operation trying to meet three young children for sex
  • Shean, Michael Rex was a Mormon church member and temple worker in California; convicted of sexually molesting boys