At the time, Cesnik had been missing for two weeks. ", On how she has learned to cope with her memories of the abuse. And she really nonchalantly was saying, "What's going on?" He was described as a “beloved” husband and “loving” father, and helped support Jean after she came forward with public allegations against Maskell. Sister Cathy Cesnik's 1969 murder remains unsolved. And I shook my head yes. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Learn about her here. A Cleveland grandfather is brought to trial in Israel, accused of being the infamous German death camp guard known as Ivan the Terrible. “I know it was her,” Wehner says of the body. Therefore, if she was lying I don't think she would include this detail.
In Court, Wehner and Lancaster’s arguments were corroborated by eight other Keough students who conducted interviews with authorities, saying they’d been abused by Maskell, too. Read on to learn more about Jean Hargadon Wehner. After Wehner revealed her identity to the world, White’s aunt sent him a news clipping about the case and urged him to meet with Wehner. Jean Wehner claims that when she was just 16-years-old, Father Maskell took her for a drive to the outskirts of Baltimore and showed her Cesnik’s deceased body. He knew that I was concerned and upset that she was missing, and he made it sound as if he knew where she was — he knew where she was and it was as if she were alive. “She wasn’t that far gone that you couldn’t tell it was her.” Jean told authorities that maggots were covering Cesnik’s face, and when she tried to get them off, Maskell said, “You see what happens when you say bad things about people?” Horrified by the threat, Jean refused to tell anyone about the incident. Radio producer Gabe O'Connor, radio editor Jolie Myers and digital producer Nicole Cohen contributed to this story. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? She attended Archbishop Keough High School in the late 1960s. In 1994, Wehner and a woman named Teresa Lancaster (identified as “Jane Doe” and “Jane Roe” at the time) came forward with accusations of sexual abuse against Father Maskell, saying he had raped them while they were students at Keough. The Huffington Post reports that it was “not unusual” for Maskell to give students a ride home or even give them rides to a nearby doctors appointments, especially since he was a psychological counselor at Keough. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. What viewers see is that Jean Hargadon Wehner seems to be an attractive, sensitive, self-assured woman with a supportive, … The extraordinary story of the "pizza bomber heist" and the FBI's investigation into a bizarre collection of suspects. Was this review helpful to you? (Netflix is notorious for keeping viewer numbers secret, but Newsweek revealed that it had the top two streaming shows in 2016, both with over 20 million viewers.) But when I go home and I curl up in the bed and I cry, or I am so afraid to go out and be out in public by myself, or I sit and I wonder, What are they thinking? “He terrified me to the point that I would never open my mouth.”. And I said I really didn't want to talk about it. For instance the maggots, everyone knows maggots wouldn't live int he winter. Also, the documentary led viewers to believe that Teresa/Jane Roe retained all of her abuse memories but kept silent, when in fact she recovered more memories after speaking with Jean’s lawyers. Jean Hargadon Wehner is a hero for coming forward, but her family is also incredible in their support. Jean Hargadon Wehner discusses how she came to remember years later the sexual abuse she suffered at Archbishop Keough High School. Great sequence of actions, the documentary was put togehter very well and the last episode just puts the crown on this series. Title: And did I want to go see her? She said, "Is it the priest?" I am both.