Sentencing has been postponed until August for a former Connecticut priest who previously taught at St. Francis High School in Athol Springs and who admitted to engaging in sexual online chats with an underaged boy.
Michael Miller, a Tonawanda native, pleaded guilty in May to possession of child pornography, publishing an obscenity and three counts of risk of injury to a minor.
Miller’s guilty plea stems from a 2011 investigation into his online conversations with several young boys and police allegations that he sent pornographic images to one of the boys.
Miller faces five years in prison. He was suspended from the priesthood when he was arrested in 2011, and the Archdiocese of Hartford has said he will never again serve as a priest.