At the end of the seventh day of jury deliberations in the Philadelphia priest sex-abuse trial, the jury asked for an alleged sex-abuse victim’s two-day testimony to be read back to them, as well as the alleged victim’s mother’s testimony and the interview done by a church investigator with the priest who allegedly abused M.B. The Legal is not naming alleged victims.
Prosecutor Patrick Blessington said “give them what they want,” while the defense attorneys for co-defendants Monsignor William J. Lynn and former priest James J. Brennan said that the jury has to rely on their recollection.
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