Priest accused of molestation due in court

ST. LOUIS – A local priest accused of molesting children is due in court Tuesday.

Father Joseph Jiang faces two felony counts of statutory sodomy. Prosecutors say he sexually assaulted a boy under the age of 14 in 2012.

Jiang pleaded not guilty in June and is now waiting to stand trial.

If convicted, Jiang faces a minimum of 10 years in prison.


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