A previous New York City priest blamed by parishioners for stealing $1 million to purchase a house and pay for a "sex master" was discovered dead inside his New Jersey home a week ago, as indicated by reports.
Peter Miqueli, 57, was discovered dead by police inside his single-story home on Cornell Drive in Brick Township on Thursday, NJ.com announced, referring to law authorization and his sibling Joseph.
“I don’t know anything else. The police were supposed to call me back but they never did,” Joseph Miqueli told NJ Advance Media.
“[Peter] Miqueli was found deceased. This is a county medical examiner’s case, so we are not commenting further on it at this time,” a spokesman for Brick Township police also told the outlet.
Peter Miqueli surrendered as pastor of St. Frances de Chantal area in Throggs Neck in 2015, only two days after his Bronx parishioners recorded a common claim in Manhattan Supreme Court asserting he had stolen at any rate $1 million since 2003.
The claim guaranteed Peter Miqueli utilized the assets to buy his home in Brick for $264,000 in 2009, pay month to month lease to set up his "gay sex master" Keith Crist in an East Harlem condo, and purchase illegal and physician endorsed drugs for them both.
It additionally blamed the cleric for utilizing church assets to pay for week after week $1,000 pretend meetings with Crist that included carrying on "sexual fantasies" and "bondage/discipline/sadism/masochism" exercises, NJ.com revealed. In the meetings, the sex ace would likewise supposedly "force Father Maqueli to drink Keith Crist’s urine,” according to the New York Post.