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Pastor convicted of stealing from churches dies in prison

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Posted at 11:05 PM, Aug 19, 2014
and last updated 2014-08-19 23:05:15-04
Rodney Lee Rodis

Rodney Lee Rodis

A former catholic priest serving time for stealing from two churches where he served as pastor has died behind bars.

According to a national online database, Rodney Lee Rodis died on Tuesday, Aug. 5.

The 58-year-old was serving 13 years in prison in Louisa County for embezzling more than a million dollars from Immaculate Conception and St. Jude catholic churches.

There has been no word on how Rodis died.