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Nicaraguan Church leaders want probe of priest's death

August 25, 2011

Church officials in Nicaragua are demanding an inquiry into the violent death of a priest who had been a critic of the government.

The body of Father Marlon de Jesus Garcia was discovered in a dump; he had apparently been strangled. Archbishop Leopoldo Brenes of Managua, who presided at the priest's funeral, called for a prompt investigation.


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