Jesuit Deaths Suspect Out On Immigration Charge

A former Salvadoran military official accused of colluding in the 1989 deaths of six Jesuit priests will be released on bail on an immigration charge in Massachusetts.

Inocente Orlando Montano was among 20 Salvadorans indicted in Spain earlier this year in the slayings during El Salvador's 12-year civil war. It was unclear whether he will be extradited to Spain.

The 69-year-old Montano has been living under his own name in Everett. He was charged Tuesday with making false statements on applications for temporary protected status in the United States in 2002.

On Wednesday, a magistrate judge agreed to release Montano on a $50,000 unsecured bond to his sister's house in Saugus. He will be required to wear an electronic monitoring bracelet and will only be allowed to leave his home for court hearings, meetings with his lawyer and medical appointments.

This program aired on August 24, 2011. The audio for this program is not available.


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