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Ottawa police arrest Catholic priest on abuse charge Add to ...

Ottawa police have charged a former priest with indecent assault relating to an alleged incident dating back almost four decades.

Police say they began investigating in July after a complaint of inappropriate contact between a Roman Catholic Priest and a teenage boy that allegedly happened in 1972 in Ottawa.

Kenneth O'Keefe, 79, of Toronto was arrested on Aug. 11 and is being held for a bail hearing today in Ottawa.

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