Former Louisiana Priest, Convicted Of Child Molestation, Released From Jail Amid Coronavirus Concerns

A former St. Landry Parish priest convicted of molesting an altar boy is out of jail because of coronavirus concerns.

Michael Guidry, 77, pleaded guilty to molesting a juvenile and was serving seven years of hard labor. His April 2019 sentence also included three years of probation.

Guidry was the former longtime leader of St. Peter Church in Morrow. Authorities opened an investigation in 2018 after the victim said he’d been given alcohol before being sexually molested by Guidry at the priest’s home.

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