A beloved priest who was killed in the Humboldt County city of Eureka was beaten to death with a wooden stake and a metal gutter pipe, his autopsy shows.
Police have found their man, 43-year-old Gary Lee Bullock of Redway, suspected in the killing of priest and professor Rev. Eric Freed, whose body was discovered in the rectory of St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Eureka on New Year’s Day.
Police identify a suspect in the killing of a respected priest and educator who was found dead in a church rectory in Northern California.
A Eureka priest who failed to show up to morning mass was found dead inside his own church on New Year’s Day.