Brick Township police stated Miqueli, 57, died at his house there however declined to offer additional element, saying the Ocean County Medical Examiner’s workplace is dealing with the case.
Miqueli resigned as pastor of St. Frances de Chantal parish in Throggs Neck in 2015 amid allegations that he swiped the money to fund his S&M classes along with his beefcake “grasp” Keith Crist.
The sordid accusations have been made in a civil lawsuit introduced by parishioners, who additionally claimed Crist would “power Father Maqueli to drink Keith Crist’s urine.”
They claimed Miqueli blew $60,000 of the stolen funds on “illicit and pharmaceuticals.” He additionally allegedly used the money to purchase his house in Brick and to pay for lease on his “grasp’s” East Harlem house.
OCME couldn’t instantly be reached. The Ocean County Prosecutor’s Workplace referred inquiries to native police.