Fugitive Minnesota Religious Sect Leader Captured In Brazil « CBS Minnesota

March 1, 2015 12:54 AM

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO/AP) — The former leader of a rural Minnesota religious community who fled the U.S. after facing sexual abuse charges was captured Friday by Brazilian military police.

According to the Brazilian newspaper Globo, 53-year-old Victor Barnard was arrested in a beach condo on the country’s northeastern coast. Taken into custody with him was a 33-year-old Brazilian woman.

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