LANSING, Mich. (CBS DETROIT/ AP) — Prosecutors have added a sexual assault charge against a former Catholic priest who worked at several Michigan churches.
Vincent DeLorenzo, 80, is accused of abusing a 5-year-old boy after a family funeral in Genesee County in 1987.READ MORE: Some Michigan Residents Now Have To Dial 10-Digit Numbers
DeLorenzo was charged in May with criminal sexual conduct in other alleged incidents.
Attorney General Dana Nessel’s office announced Tuesday that it filed an additional charge.READ MORE: The Detroit Zoo To Host Its Final Weekend Of Family-Friendly Halloween Event 'Zoo Boo' Oct. 22-24
The alleged crime occurred more than 10 years ago, but Michigan’s statute of limitations is suspended when a defendant leaves the state for any reason.
DeLorenzo admitted when he resigned from a Flint-area parish in 2002 that he had sexually abused a child.
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