Response to call probed in priest's slaying

(AP) - Authorities are looking into why anemergency call made from the cell phone of a slain New Jerseypriest didn't result in police response. Prosecutors in Morris County say a call was made Thursdayevening

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Oct 27, 2009, 12:10 AM

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Response to call probed in priest's slaying
(AP) - Authorities are looking into why anemergency call made from the cell phone of a slain New Jerseypriest didn't result in police response. Prosecutors in Morris County say a call was made Thursdayevening from the phone of the Rev. Edward Hinds in Chatham. It wasreceived at a call center operated by state police. The caller requested police services before the call was cutoff. The operator called back and got another man who told theoperator there was no emergency. That person is believed to besuspect Jose Feliciano. Hinds' body was found Friday morning in the rectory of St.Patrick Roman Catholic Parish. Investigators are probing whether the state police dispatchernotified local police about the call.


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