Another Woman Files Lawsuit Against the Catholic Diocese of Yakima
YAKIMA, Wa - Another woman files a sexual abuse lawsuit against the Catholic Diocese of Yakima. The woman was only identified by her initials m-h in the lawsuit.
The Yakima County Clerk's Office tells KNDO that the woman claims she was abused by a now deceased priest named Michael J. Simpson. She says the abuse happened in the early 1960's when she was 12-years-old. She also says the diocese new about the abuse at the time.
Three other women are also alleging sexual abuse by simpson in lawsuits against the diocese.