Parish President Mike Cooper Issues Statement Following Covington Double Homicide Investigation Update

Parish President Mike Cooper has issued a statement following the update in the Covington double homicide investigation. “We are heartbroken beyond belief. Father Otis Young and Ruth Prats embodied the spirit of Covington. Father Otis faithfully led the congregation and children at St. Peter Catholic Church and School for many years. Ruth cared deeply about her community, neighbors and loved ones, as shown through her work for the St. Peter community and care for Fr. Otis in recent years.”

“There are no words to describe the magnitude of this loss for our community. They were longtime friends who will be missed dearly.  In this time of tremendous grief, I encourage our citizens to look to the faith that Fr. Otis helped build in Covington and his church parish. While we endure this incredibly challenging time, please join me in lifting up the family, friends and loved ones of Fr. Otis Young and Ruth Prats in prayer.”


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