UPDATE:: Retired Montana priest intends to plead guilty to receipt of child porn chargeLothar Konrad Krauth, a former priest at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Great Falls, will be formally charged with receipt of child pornography Tuesday in federal court.
Lothar Konrad Krauth of Great Falls intends to plead guilty to a receipt of child pornography charge.
Court documents filed on March 22 indicate Krauth, a retired Catholic priest, plans to change his plea to guilty at a hearing next week.
Court documents state Homeland Security agents received a cyber report from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children on Oct. 10, 2018.
The report showed a user with an IP address in Great Falls had uploaded an image of a nude prepubescent male child.
A summons to the internet service provider identified the IP address as assigned to Krauth, according to court documents.
Ex-Lourdes priest to be formally charged with receipt of child porn