A federal appeals court has ruled that a former Catholic school teacher convicted of raping a student must remain in prison.
The case shocked Baltimore. A Catholic school teacher convicted of raping students and forcing them into group sex. Now, 17 years later, a federal appeals court considers releasing the teacher from prison.
A former Baltimore Catholic school teacher convicted of raping a student and sentenced to life in prison could get out on a technicality. But now, another victim is stepping forward talking to WJZ for the first time about John Merzbacher.
A Baltimore Catholic school teacher serving four life sentences for raping young students could be freed from prison. Now, abuse victims gather to fight back against his possible release.
Students of a former teacher serving life for raping a student say they plan to do whatever they can to make sure he stays behind bars.
His victims thought he was locked up for life, but a decision by the Supreme Court may help unlock his cell. Baltimore school teacher John Merzbacher was convicted of child rape in 1995.