Teenager Kills ‘Pedophile Priest’ By Ramming Crucifix Down Throat

Italy. Milan province. Faithful Christian. (Photo by: Giovanni Mereghetti/UCG/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • A 19-year-old man has been arrested for killing a suspected paedophile priest by ramming a crucifix down his throat and suffocating him.
  • Alexandre V., who is alleged to have been abused by the priest, attacked the 91-year-old Catholic Roger Matassoli at the holy figure’s home in Agnetz, Oise, northern France.
  • Matassoli had been accused of sexually abusing at least four boys, including Alexandre and Alexandre’s father, between 1960 and 2000.

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