Attorney says ReVille has at least 30 victims
By Natalie Caula
MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCIV) -- Louis "Skip" ReVille is soon expected to undergo a mental evaluation, according to court documents. The Mount Pleasant man has been charged with molesting nine young boys by Mount Pleasant police. More charges are expected to be filed by Summerville and Hanahan.
Wednesday, attorney Mullins McCleod, representing a group of alleged victims of Skip ReVille, said there are more the nine victims that ReVille has been officially charged of molesting.
"Based on my investigation, there are at least 30 victims of Skip ReVille," McCleod said.
Police and ReVille's attorney have said in the past that ReVille has been cooperating with police and providing information on potential victims. He remains at the Charleston County Detention Center in North Charleston.
ReVille is expected back in court next month for his first appearance.
ReVille's ripple effect
The former coach and teacher worked at several schools and organizations in the Lowcountry the last several years, including Pinewood Preparatory in Summerville, the Mount Pleasant Recreation Department, Coastal Christian Preparatory School, The Citadel's former summer camp, and Bishop England High School.
Recently, officials with the Diocese of Charleston's announced they had not conducted a background check on ReVille prior to his employment with the school as a tennis coach. Although, ReVille had a clean record at the time of his hiring.
Wednesday, the Diocese of Charleston's spokeswoman, Maria Aselage said Monday, Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone will sign the Diocese of Charleston's revised policy addressing child abuse allegations.
"The Diocese of Charleston's revised policy addresses the ongoing effort to provide a safe environment for children. The policy introduces the diocese's new rules for utilizing social media in communicating with young people and addresses the protocol for investigating allegations made against Church personnel," the press release stated.