Ex-priest convicted of seeking to arrange murder of his sex-abuse accuser
May 18, 2012
A Texas court has convicted a former Catholic priest of attempting the arrange the murder of a young man who accused him of sexual assault.
John Fiala could face a life sentence after being found guilty of offering a man—who in fact was an undercover police officer--$5,000 to kill his accuser. Fiala is still facing the sexual assault charges in a separate case.
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- Ex-priest convicted of trying to hire hit man to kill abuse accuser (Dallas Morning News)
- Ex-priest found guilty in slaying plot (AP)
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