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TODAY   |  January 03, 2014

Suspect held in killing of priest

Gary Lee Bullock was arrested after police say evidence recovered at the crime scene linked him to the murder of a Catholic priest who was found dead in a California church rectory. The body of Rev. Eric Freed was found with evidence of forced entry and signs of a violent struggle after he failed to show up for morning Mass. Bullock had been in police custody earlier that same day.

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>>> a suspect is in custody this morning after a beloved catholic priest was found dead in a california church rectory. he was arrested on thursday after police said evidence recovered at the crime scene linked him to the murder. the body of reverend eric freed was found wednesday when he failed to show up for morning mass. there were signs of a violent struggle. he was in police custody for erratic behavior.