Former Marist Brother sentenced to 1 year home detention after indecently assaulting children in the 70s
A former Marist Brother has been sentenced to a year in home detention after indecently assaulting children in the 70s
11 September 2019
At North Shore District Court - Judge Jonathan Down says Michael Beaumont violated the trust he had as a church representative, to abuse children in their own homes.
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He ruled Beaumont will also be registered as a child sex offender, as he was more recently found to be in possession of stories about serious sexual abuse of children.
Down says it shows the perpetrator could pose a continued risk to children in the community... so he needs to be monitored.