Simon Chiarello: Youth leader at Wingham church charged

24 September, 2019

Simon Chiarello

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CBC reported that Simon Chiarello, a youth ministry director from Wingham, has been charged with seven counts of sexual assault and sexual exploitation.

OPP arrested Simon Chiarello in Wingham on Thursday, Sept. 10 and was remains in custody.

Police allege Chiarello sexually exploited and sexually assaulted the teenaged victim seven times this past year. The victim is minor but it’s not known if they are male or female.

The accused is expected to appear in a Goderich courtroom at a later date.

Anyone with information regarding the case is asked to contact the Huron division of the OPP.

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