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: Efforts Underway To Increase COVID-19 Vaccines In Pennsylvania Communities Where Hesitancy Continues To Be Problem
The judge has found Monsignor Lynn has no right to bail pending appeal, and she ruled accordingly.
“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.READ MORE: Woman Raped On El Train In Upper Darby While Others Stood Around And 'Did Nothing,' Police Say
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.
Lynn is serving a three to six year sentence for endangering the welfare of children by not protecting them from a predator priest.MORE NEWS: 'THIS IS HOME': Watch Zach Ertz's Emotional Goodbye To Philadelphia After Being Traded To Cardinals