“Father Miller pleads guilty” & related article

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The Pembroke Observer

Thursday, June 6, 2013 9:28:14 EDT AM

By Sean Chase, Daily Observer

A Pembroke priest has pleaded guilty to indecently assaulting boys going back 44 years.

Father Daniel Miller had initially been charged with six counts of gross indecency and indecent assault against a male in connection with incidents alleged to have occurred between 1969 and 1980. The sixth charge was dropped by the crown.

The pleas were entered into a Pembroke court Monday. Sentencing is scheduled for Sept. 17.

Miller was ordained in Renfrew on May 10, 1969. The earliest charge stemmed from an incident alleged to have occurred five days after his ordination. He served briefly in Eganville, with other positions in Arnprior, Deep River and Petawawa prior to 1999. The 68-year-old priest from the Diocese of Pembroke was arrested Feb. 29, 2012. He remains out on conditions until his sentencing.

Sean Chase is a Daily Observer multimedia journalist




My FM 104.9

6/5/2013 8:55:23 AM

Father Dan Miller has pleaded guilty to five counts of indecent assault in Pembroke Court this week. He was originally charged with 12 counts involving young boys while he was a priest at several locations in the Ottawa Valley. A pre-sentence report has been ordered and the sentencing phase is set to begin September 17th. Miller remains out of custody pending the sentencing hearings.

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