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Autopsy results confirmed that one of the bodies found in Covington is that of retired priest Fr. Otis Young. Archbishop Gregory Aymond of New Orleans called the news “beyond shocking.”

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Rev. Daniel Brouillette, left, said that Young, with whom he served at St. Peter, was faithful in wearing the brown scapular, cords that are worn under clothing as a sign of devotion to the Virgin Mary, who promised an 11th century saint that whoever died wearing then would not suffer the fires of hell. Young was wearing the brown scapular when he died, Brouillette told those gathered for Young's …More
Rev. Daniel Brouillette, left, said that Young, with whom he served at St. Peter, was faithful in wearing the brown scapular, cords that are worn under clothing as a sign of devotion to the Virgin Mary, who promised an 11th century saint that whoever died wearing then would not suffer the fires of hell. Young was wearing the brown scapular when he died, Brouillette told those gathered for Young's funeral on Monday, December 5, 2022, and it was only thing that survived after his body was found, badly burned. Photos: Clergy from around New Orleans gather to remember the life of a slain priest