Former Nesquehoning priest charged in child sex abuse case

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Published: Jan 02 2013 07:00:00 PM EST   Updated On: Jan 03 2013 06:20:48 PM EST

A former priest and professor from the Allentown Diocese is facing child sexual abuse charges in Maryland that go back more than 30 years.

Bruno Michael Tucci, 70, is facing child sex charges in Ocean City, Maryland.

Investigators say he engaged in sexual acts with a child he brought to an Ocean City Motel in August of 1981.

The Allentown Diocese says Tucci served at numerous churches and schools in Berks, Carbon and Schuylkill Counties from 1971 to 2002.

Tucci was defrocked in 2007 and he now lives in Salisbury, Maryland.