Man Pleads Guilty to Fondling Girls While on Mission

Man Pleads Guilty to Fondling Girls While on Mission

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(KSL News) A 21-year-old man charged with fondling teenage girls and videotaping the acts while on his LDS mission has pleaded guilty.

John Matthew Baysden admitted his guilt in a plea bargain. He was arrest in January on three counts of forcible sexual abuse involving three girls in Roy, two of whom police say were molested as they slept.

Baysden has been flying in from North Carolina for court hearings since the LDS church sent him home after his arrest.

He'll be sentenced in August.

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