The director of the Saint-Thomas d’Aquin choir faces 24 additional charges of invasion of privacy

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) – Joseph Heidesch, who is already charged with multiple counts of sexual exploitation of a child, now faces 24 additional counts of invasion of privacy.

KCTV5 News has reported on Heidesch in the past. Here’s that previous coverage with more details on the case:

  • High school choir director charged with additional counts of sexually exploiting a minor
  • St. Thomas Aquinas teacher accused of using secret camera to record naked child, furloughed

This earlier report says Heidesch, 45, was furloughed after being charged.

According to court documents from today, June 17, counts 7 through 30 of the amended complaint are new.

The 24 counts relate to the breach of privacy, which allegedly occurred between August 1, 2016 and October 5, 2021.

Each charge alleges that Heidesch, 45:

The amended complaint still includes the previous charges, which are as follows:

  • Four counts of sexual exploitation of a child
  • Two counts of breach of privacy
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