"Stories Result of 3-Year Investigation" - Steven A. Smith - Spokesman Review

"Stories Result of 3-Year Investigation" - Steven A. Smith - Spokesman Review

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by: Steven A. Smith | publication date: May 5, 2005 | Publication: The Spokesman-Review |

". . .The stories, by staff reporters Bill Morlin and Karen Dorn Steele, are the result of an investigation that began in 2002. At that time, the newspaper was investigating the sex abuse scandal in the Catholic Church. Allegations surfaced that Jim West sexually molested young boys in the late 1970s when he was a Boy Scout leader and a Spokane County sheriff’s deputy. . ."

Editor Steven Smith clarifies the exposé of Jim West in the Spokesman Review to the readers.

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