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Court confirms death sentence ruling to Monks accused of killing Bishop Epiphanius

Nader Shoukry

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Friday ,03 July 2020

Court confirms death sentence ruling to Monks accused of killing Bishop Epiphanius

 Court of Cassation issued a final ruling to confirm the former death sentence to Monks accused of killing Bishop Epiphanius of St. Macarius Monastery in Wadi El-Natroun.

 
Bishop Epiphanius was found dead on July 29 inside the monastery and two monks, who were kept in detention pending investigation since then, confessed their crime.
 
The expelled monk Ash’eyaa, whose birth name is Wael Saad, and Monk Faltaous al-Makary, whose birth name is Raymond Rasmi Mansour, were charged of deliberate murder of Bishop Epiphanius.