Autopsy: Ex-papal-envoy on trial for sex abuse of minors died of heart attack at Vatican

August 29, 2015 11:17 AM

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Autopsy: Ex-papal-envoy on trial for sex abuse of minors died of heart attack at Vatican

FILE - In this March 15, 2013, Archbishop Josef Wesolowski, former ambassador to the Dominican Republic, leads a Mass in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The Vatican says Friday, Aug. 28, 2015 its former ambassador to the Dominican Republic, who has been charged by church prosecutors with sexually abusing children in the Caribbean country, was found dead in his Vatican room early Friday: the Vatican prosecutor ordered an immediate autopsy. (AP Photo/Manuel Diaz, File) (The Associated Press)

VATICAN CITY – The Vatican says an autopsy has determined that its former ambassador to the Dominican Republic, who went on trial at the Holy See this summer for alleged sexual abuse of minors, died of a heart attack.

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