October 22, 2005

Former South Bend priest faces child molestation trial in Arizona


Posted: 10/20/2005 08:22 pm
Last Updated: 10/21/2005 09:28 am

South Bend, IN - Jury selection is underway for the child molestation trial of a former South Bend priest.

Prospective jurors began filling out questionnaires Thursday in Mesa, Arizona to hear the case of reverend Paul Lebrun.

Opening statements in the trial are expected next week.

Lebrun faces five counts of sexual conduct with a minor and five counts of molestation.

Lebrun served as an associate pastor at South Bend's Little Flower Catholic Church in the 1980's.

Posted by kshaw at October 22, 2005 09:55 AM