Prosecutors present new evidence against accused pedophile priest

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Prosecutors are presenting new evidence against an accused pedophile priest, saying there were more victims of his abuse. 

Arthur Perrault was extradited back to the U.S. in September, after he was found hiding out in Morocco. 

The 80-year-old is charged with raping a boy in the 1990s when he was a priest with the Santa Fe Archdiocese. 

Now, federal prosecutors say there’s evidence he abused at least eight other boys, during his time working at St. Bernadette’s Parish, Kirtland Air Force Base and St. Pius High School. 

The documents allege he took the boys to Ten Thousand Waves and the Ojo Caliente Mineral Spa. 

In one case, court documents say Perrault even wrote an apology letter to a boy’s parents. 

Perrault is not charged at this point in the additional cases, but prosecutors say they want to use those allegations as evidence of motive in the case he is already charged in. 

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