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Retired priest William Casey charged as fugitive from justice

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Father William "Bill" Casey

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. - William "Bill" Casey, a former pastor of Notre Dame Catholic Church who was recently removed from the priesthood after admitting to the credibility of allegations that he sexually abused a youth decades ago, has been arrested here and charged with being a fugitive from justice in North Carolina.

A fugitive-from-justice warrant filed by Greene County Deputy Sheriff David Beverly said Casey was arrested early this morning at his home in the Camp Creek area.

The warrant said William Claude Casey, 76, of 740 Shake Rag Road, had been taken into custody after the Greene County Sheriff's Department received information that he was wanted in McDowell County, N.C., on a first-degree sexual offense charge.

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