Former Mercer Preacher Convicted Of Molesting Teen Boy

June 24, 2013
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An Erie man was convicted last week on charges connected with accusations that he molested a teenage boy over a four-year period while he served as the pastor of a church in Mercer.

47 year-old Lee Moore is to be sentenced in September, and will face at least five years in prison.

The alleged victim, now aged 23, claimed that Moore had first molested him at age 13 when the preacher caught the boy watching pornography.  Moore was alleged to have continued his actions, which the boy said included searches on pornography websites, until the boy had graduated from high school.

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