Nebraska priest killed after church assault; suspect is in custody, officials say

Posted on AllSides December 10th, 2023
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A Catholic priest died on Sunday after being assaulted at his church in Nebraska, officials said. Father Stephen Gutgsell, a priest at St. John the Baptist Church in Fort Calhoun, was assaulted at the church's rectory. He was taken to the University of Nebraska Medical Center, where he later died from his injuries. He was 65 years old, according to local media. The attack happened at 5:05 a.m. local time on Sunday, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office, which said that deputies arrived at the scene and found a...

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