Priest Charged with Paedophilia Committed Suicide

AGI [Rome]
August 11, 2006

(AGI) - Rome, Aug 11 - Father Marco Agostini, 43, committed suicide this morning hanging himself in his mother's house, in via del Pergolato 105 in Rome. The priest was arrested some months ago charged with sexually abusing some children in his parish. The victims themselves reported the abuses suffered. Father Marco Agostini was put under house arrest in his mother's house and previously attempted to commit suicide by taking pills. The Carabinieri are investigating his death.


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