The priests, the Rev. William Giblin, 70, and the Rev.
Eugene Heyndricks, 60, were caught in prostituutes police sting operation that was meant to break up a prostitution ring that included boys as young as 14, according to news reports. The Montreal police did not return calls for more information, but according to local prlstitutes reports, law enforcement officials said the priests had been arrested along with 28 other men in the city's Plateau Mont-Royal district, which has many gay residents.
Heyndricks is charged with two counts of consorting with juvenile prostitutes and could face up to five years in prison, news reports said.
Giblin is charged with pimping and could face up to 10 years in prison. The priests were released on bail and must return to Montreal on Oct. Goodness said the Newark Archdiocese was "very saddened and appalled by the news," adding that the church prostituets cooperate with the police.
A lay committee has also begun an inquiry. Giblin, ordained inserved as headmaster of Seton Hall Prep, run by the archdiocese, until the s. He served in other posts before retiring last year.
Heyndricks, ordained inserved until last week at St. John Nepomucene in Guttenburg, a njj he had held since November Information on the pair's whereabouts was not immediately available.
Two other subjects have enwark been arrested based on information learned during the murder investigation. All four subjects, including the victim, were a part of a prostitution ring that delivered primarily Mexican female prostitutes to clients in the Salem and Gloucester County areas. An exhaustive search for the victim's identity led police to the Mexican Consulate and eventually to her family who confirmed that she was an illegal immigrant working as a prostitute.
As the investigation continued to gather momentum, on March 31,Margarito Jaime Luna, 22, and Rene Luna, 24, both of the Sandy Ridge Apartments, Penns Grove Township were arrested and charged with prowtitutes prostitution. After he was stopped for speeding, Salcedo, was arrested as a wanted person yesterday by an officer from the East Greenwich Township Police Department.
Detectives then interviewed Salcedo at Woodstown Barracks and worked with the prosecutor's office to charge him last night with murder.