Marathon saboteur to be tried for indecency

LONDON (AP) – A defrocked Irish priest who sabotaged the men’s Olympic marathon by tackling the race leader was yesterday indicted in England on indecency charges. Neil, or Cornelius, Horan is charged with two counts of indecency with a child. The offenses allegedly took place between 1990 and 1993. He has denied both charges. Judge Michael Carroll ordered that Horan remain within the southeast London postal district until the October 25 trial, and report to police daily. Horan received a one-year suspended sentence for attacking Brazilian Vanderli de Lima – who finished third in Sunday’s marathon. [Yesterday, Ireland’s sports minister invited de Lima to attend the Dublin City Marathon in October as a guest of the nation. «It is a cause of deep regret to everybody in Ireland, which is a great sporting nation, that what did happen should have occurred,» John O’ Donoghue said.]

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