Priest named in lawsuit commits suicide

January 19, 2017

Henry Groover's 2003 mugshot at the Chatham County Jail.


The priest named in a recent lawsuit has committed suicide.

According to the Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Department, a suicide investigation was launched Tuesday into the death of Henry Groover III.

Groover was arrested in 2003 for exposing himself to a Metro officer.

Last week, we reported that he was served a suit claiming that in the 1980's he lured a minor into illegal sex acts.


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