Former Winter, Wis. Priest Guilty Of Child Sexual Assault

A former priest in Winter, Wisconsin is guilty of sexual assault against a child.  Records show a judge in Sawyer County found Thomas Ericksen guilty during a plea hearing Tuesday.  The 71-year-old was accused of sexually assaulting children while serving as a priest in Winter decades ago.  He requested not to have a jury trial last month.  Ericksen’s sentencing is set for August.