Father Joseph who is a priest in catholic at PERTH,Australia is suspected to have ended his own life after a furious mum confronted him over allegations he had sexually abused her 13-year-old daughter. Police found the 49-year-old dead on Thursday at his home.
A coroner is now investigating the death, believed to have been suicide.
Police had launched an investigation into the allegation of child sexual abuse by a priest from a southern suburbs Catholic Church on the same day, it’s emerged.
It reports her sickened mum had confronted him this week after the alleged abuse came to light.
The Archdiocese of Perth and the Catholic Education Office refused to comment on the abuse allegations, it says.