Lawmaker pushing to change statute of limitations in criminal cases

Aug 4, 2017 | Uncategorized

A local priest was charged with sexually assaulting a 10-year-old boy more than 25 years ago and prosecutors say because of the time that has passed, they’re limited on the charges they can file.

¬†One lawmaker says he’s trying to change that.
Retired priest John T. Sweeney last served as pastor at the Holy Family parish in West Newton before the diocese was made aware of this investigation and removed him.
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