Sentencing delayed for Rabbi convicted of sexual abuse
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — The sentencing of a Connecticut rabbi convicted of sexually abusing a teenage boy who attended a school the rabbi founded has been delayed.
The New Haven Register reports Daniel Greer’s sentencing was delayed Wednesday after his lawyers were denied a motion for a new trial.
The lawyers had argued that a man who worked with prosecutors intimidated defense witnesses.
Greer’s sentencing has been rescheduled for Dec. 2.
A jury convicted Greer in September of four counts of risk of injury to a minor after a New Jersey man alleges the 79-year-old rabbi sexually assaulted him multiple times when he attended the Yeshiva of New Haven school from 2001 to 2005. Greer has denied the allegations.
A lawyer for Greer declined to comment ahead of the sentencing but has said he expects to appeal the convictions.