Prescription drugs found in late Cardinal’s body


The Montgomery County Coroner says prescription drugs were found in the system of the late Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua.

The coroner said Tuesday it will take several weeks to determine whether the amount of drugs in Bevilacqua’s system matches the prescribed dosage.

District Attorney Risa Ferman ordered the review of the cardinal’s death because it happened just one day after he was ruled competent to testify in the upcoming sex abuse case against two priests and a monsignor.

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