Brazilian priest commits suicide

Brazilian priest commits suicide

Brazilian priest, Fr. Bonifacio Buzzi, accused of molesting children in Minas Gerais state found dead in his cell. The Brazilian authorities had said that he hanged himself with bed sheets in his cell the very next day after his arrest.

The 57 year old priest was arrested early this August from the southern state of Santa Catarina where he was charge for molesting a youth. Earlier in 2004, he was found guilty of molesting a 11-year-old boy and was in prison.

The Vatican was in the process of taking action against the priest. But it was not completed.