By Tony Hanson
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The prosecution called a defense request for bail pending appeal for Monsignor William Lynn a waste of the court’s time.READ MORE: Philadelphia School District Children Offer Chance To Get Up-To-Date On Routine Immunizations
The judge has found Monsignor Lynn has no right to bail pending appeal, and she ruled accordingly.READ MORE: New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Signs Off On $750 Million For Eviction Prevention, Utility Assistance
“Denied, the bail situation is denied. The judge said that she wouldn’t consider a bail application now pending appeal and she really didn’t want to hear any argument. I snuck some argument in, but she really didn’t want to hear any argument,” defense attorney Jeffrey Lindy said.
And there’s more bad news for Lynn. Lindy says the Archdiocese, which has been paying Lynn’s defense, has drastically cut back funds. So Lindy and co-counsel, Alan Tauber, are out, but two other attorneys will continue on the case.MORE NEWS: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming Soon?
Lynn is serving a three to six year sentence for endangering the welfare of children by not protecting them from a predator priest.