Jury To Hear Testimony In Case Of Catholic Priest

CSPD

Jurors heard testimony Wednesday in the trial of a retired Catholic priest from the Springs.

Charles Manning is accused of sexually abusing a 15-year-old boy. He could spend life in prison if convicted.

Manning was put on leave from St. Gabriel's Catholic Church back in January when the investigation against him began.

Manning pleaded not guilty to three counts of sex assault.

He's also accused of giving the boy alcohol and marijuana.