Sex abuse lawsuits mount against ex-priest, Newark diocese

Rev. Michael Walters has been accused in 2 new lawsuits of sexually abusing kids. (Archdiocese of Newark)
Rev. Michael Walters has been accused in 2 new lawsuits of sexually abusing kids. (Archdiocese of Newark)

NEWARK — Two more sex abuse lawsuits were filed this month accusing a New Jersey priest of sexually abusing children when they attended a Catholic school in the 1980s.

According to www.nj.com, this number brings the total lawsuits lodged against the Archdiocese of Newark and the Rev. Mitch Walters to three.

And more may be coming, according to Mitchell Garabedian, a Boston-area attorney who was portrayed by Stanley Tucci in the 2015 film “Spotlight.”

Garabedian said he is representing six clients who say they were abused by Walters.

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SOURCE: NJ Online

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