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Priest Extradited To Ireland On Rape Charge
Updated May 5, 2013 12:08 AM | Filed under: Network Indiana
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(SOUTH BEND, IN) - A catholic priest has been extradited to his native Ireland to face charges that he raped a boy there in 1968.

U.S. Marshal's Service officials confirmed 82-year-old the Rev. Francis Markey was taken Sunday from the St. Joseph County Jail back to Ireland.

He was arrested in November at South Bend apartment on an extradition warrant alleging he committed the crime.

Markey has fought the extradition, but a federal court judge and magistrate in south bend ruled against him.



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