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87-year-old priest brutally beaten and robbed at home, left alone without help for hours

Junie Sihlangu
Mar 21, 2018
08:40 A.M.

A priest was found badly beaten when he failed to attend church recently. When the congregation saw that he hadn’t arrived that Sunday they tried calling him to no avail.

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But according to Faith Family America, Paul Wancura was found in his home on March 20, 2018. The priest was rushed to hospital after being found injured and alone.

Paul Wancura, 87, is an Episcopalian priest who was rushed to Stony Brook University Hospital in Long Island after being found beaten in his home. Police are currently looking for clues, and friends are looking for answers.

It’s expected that the priest may have been beaten up hours or even days ago. Unfortunately, he was not discovered until much later.

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CBS New York local news stated that whoever beat the priest up first entered the home without permission. After the attack, the criminal stole from the priest before fleeing the scene.

Friends are calling the person(s) "evil," adding that nobody could simply beat up such a nice man without malevolent intentions. A friend named Kirk shared that Wancura was somebody that you could really talk to.

“When you have a problem you can go to come and talk to him. You have no issues. He’s really nice,” Kirk said.

“The people who attacked him, on a personal level, they’re evil because who would attack such a … I mean the man is a real nice man”

Priest’s friend Kirk, Faith Family America, March 20, 2018

The Episcopal Diocese of Long Island said Wancura was supposed to show up for Sunday morning worship, but he never did. That's when people first suspected that something might be wrong.

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People began to wait for him and called him several times on that day but there was no response. They soon realized why the priest never showed up to Sunday worship after reports emerged that he had been brutally beaten up in his home.

Police haven't yet revealed to the public what condition the priest is currently in. Anybody with information about this crime is encouraged to call the number 1-800-220-TIPS.

All calls will be kept confidential.

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