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Crime History: Man breaks into chapel, fatally beats nuns

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On this day, Jan. 27, in 1996, a mentally ill man broke into a convent in Maine, stabbing and beating four nuns. Three of them died. Mark Bechard, 37, who dreamed of becoming a Catholic priest, burst through the doors of the chapel of Servants of the Blessed Sacrament and went on a rampage. When police officers stopped him, Bechard was standing over one bloodied nun with a statue of the Virgin...

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