Priest gets 5 years for sex assaults

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Toronto Star

07 April 1990

BAKER LAKE, N.W.T. (CP) – A Roman Catholic priest has been sentenced to five years in prison on sexual assault charges. Rev. Eric Dejaeger, 42, pleaded guilty to nine charges of sexual assaulting youths. The Belgian-born priest was charged last August. The offences occurred between 1983 and 1987 at Baker Lake, a remote Inuit village 600 (360 miles) kilometres

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Priest-Sentenced

Canadian Press

April 6, 1990  18.14 EDT

BAKER LAKE, N.W.T. (CP)

A Roman Catholic priest has been sentenced to five years in prison on sexual assault charges.

Father Eric Dejaeger, 42, pleaded guilty to nine charges of sexual assaulting youths. 

The offences occurred between 1983 and 1987 at Baker Lake, N.W.T., a remote Inuit community 600 kilometres northeast of Yellowknife. 

The Belgian-born priest was charged last August after a lengthy RCMP investigation.

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