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Alabamiana: Fr. Michael Caswell, 1909 – 1971

The opening two paragraphs of the verdict in the convicted killer William Simpson’s appeal read like this: December 12, 1971, the body of Father Michael Caswell was found in some woods near Our Lady of Fatima School in eastern Montgomery County. Father Caswell was in charge of the school which apparently boarded problem boys. His death was caused by strangulation. His body had abrasions, bruises and lacerations, as though it had been dragged. A green cord was around Father Caswell’s neck. A tractor, belonging to the school, was examined and… Read more Alabamiana: Fr. Michael Caswell, 1909 – 1971