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12/5/03 - Santa Barbara, California

Retired Sheriff Says There Was Second Victim in 1993 Michael Jackson Case

A retired California sheriff says a second boy claimed ten years ago that he was molested by Michael Jackson.

Former Santa Barbara County Sheriff Jim Thomas says the boy's claims weren't as severe as allegations made by another boy. But he says the child was reluctant to testify, and authorities abandoned the case.

The boy who first accused the pop star of molesting him eventually stopped cooperating with authorities after his family got a reported multi-million dollar settlement from Jackson.

The singer is now accused in another molestation case.

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