• Nathan Andrews

Knox County Priest Accused of Sexual Misconduct



Father Dave Fleck has been placed on administrative leave following an accusation of sexual misconduct. According to the press release from the Catholic Diocese of Evansville, the alleged incident took place "decades ago".

The diocese has made a report to civil authorities and has notified the Diocesan Review Board of the allegation. Father Fleck is prohibited from all public ministry while the investigation is pending.

Father Fleck has denied the claim.


Father fleck has severed in several schools and parishes in Knox County:

  • Rivet High School, Vincennes

  • Sacred Heart, Vincennes

  • St. John the Baptist, Vincennes

  • St. Vincent de Paul, Vincennes

  • St. Thomas, Vincennes

  • St. Philip Neri, Bicknell

  • St. Thomas the Apostle, Vincennes

  • St. Francis Xavier, Vincennes

If you are a victim or if you have any information about cases of sexual misconduct by a person ministering on behalf of the church, you are urged to contact police and the Diocesan Victim Assistance Coordinator at 812-490-9565 or toll-free at 866-200-3004.