Notorious paedophile priests dies in jail

ONE of Australia's most notorious paedophile priests has died in jail.

Michael Glennon, 69,died in an Ararat jail, in Victoria, where he was serving a minimum 10  year sentence for child sex offences, Fairfax Media has reported. 

In 2003 Glennon was sentenced to at least 15 years' jail, reduced on appeal, for 23 child sex charges against three victims.

It was the fifth time since 1978 that the Catholic priest had been convicted for abusing children, the youngest aged seven. Some offences were committed while on bail.

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