Report: Toledo priest convicted in nun's murder suffers heart attack

By Angi Gonzalez
NBC 24
June 3, 2014

Robinson is believed to be the only priest ever convicted of killing a nun.

According to the Toledo faith & values website, a priest convicted of murdering a nun more than 30 years ago has suffered a debilitating heart attack.

The website cites Robinson's attorney as the source who confirmed, Monday, that the 76-year-old suffered the medical event over the weekend.

According to the report, Robinson was then moved to a prison hospice in Columbus.

The story's author goes on to say that Robinson's lawyer is seeking to have the former Catholic priest moved to Toledo so that he can “die at home.”

In 2013, a state appeals court in Toledo upheld Robinson's 2006 conviction and rejected his request for a new trial.

At the time his attorney argued that police reports, found after his trial, could have changed the outcome of the case.

Robinson was convicted of murdering of Sister Margaret Ann Pahl, inside the old Mercy Hospital chapel back in 1980.

The two had worked there together when Robinson served as the hospital chaplain.


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