January 14, 2006

Priest has his sentence cut

News & Star

Published on 14/01/2006

A FORMER west Cumbrian priest convicted of sexually abusing young boys, yesterday had his prison sentence cut by one year by a judge at Londonís Criminal Appeal Court.

Gregory Peter Carroll, 66, was jailed last September after admitting abusing ten males pupils, aged under 15.

The offences happened while the Catholic priest was teaching at Ampleforth College, near York.

The indecent assaults took place between 1979 to 1987 - before he was moved to Our Lady and St Michaelís Church, at Workington.

Posted by kshaw at January 14, 2006 08:35 AM