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Former priest headed to prison


St. Louis, MO. – A former Catholic priest living in a home for troubled priests in eastern Missouri has been sentenced to nine years in federal prison.

David Malsch was convicted of possessing child pornography.

Malsch was previously convicted of child enticement in 1993 in Wisconsin, and in 2001 was sent to the Wounded Brothers Recon Facility in Robertsville.

That's where 28 images of child porn were discovered in his room by federal investigators in 2003.

Malsch spent his entire career in the Superior, Wisconsin, diocese, but was removed from the priesthood in June.


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