No charges will be filed against Fr. Bradley in Owensboro

No charges will be filed against Fr. Bradley in Owensboro
Updated: Oct. 4, 2019 at 4:19 PM CDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

OWENSBORO, Ky. (WFIE) - The Owensboro priest accused of sex abuse will not face criminal charges.

Daviess County Commonwealth’s Attorney Bruce Kuegel says there was not evidence to support the allegations, and it is passed the statute of limitations.

Fr. Joseph Edward Bradley, a priest of the Diocese of Owensboro, was suspended from public ministry by Bishop William F. Medley last spring.

Officials say the alleged abuse happened in the 80′s.


Allegations against Fr. Bradley turned over to Vatican

Owensboro Bishop recommends permanent suspension for priest

Diocese of Owensboro releases names of 15 priests accused of sexual abuse of minors

Owensboro priest temporarily suspended after sexual abuse allegations

The Bishop has recommended a permanent suspension for Father Bradley, and the allegations against him have been turned over to the Vatican.

Fr. Bradley maintains his innocence.

Copyright 2019 WFIE. All rights reserved.